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Obama, in speech, to focus on income disparities

President Barack Obama is renewing his focus on the income gap between rich and poor.

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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is renewing his focus on the income gap between rich and poor.

He'll deliver an address later today to argue his case that income inequality and wage stagnation are threatening upward mobility and retirement security.

White House says Obama will reiterate his call for an increase in the minimum wage and promote possible economic benefits of the troubled health care law.

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