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President Obama will ask for a 1 percent pay raise for civilian federal workers in his 2014 budget, labor leaders briefed by the White House told CNN on Friday.
The Office of Management and Budget told federal labor unions that Obama will ask for a percentage increase in salaries in the next fiscal year.
Meanwhile in the real world…
Under Barack Obama the middle class has been beaten and bloodied.
** The median household income has dropped $4,520, or about one month’s average wages, since President Obama took office.
** US incomes fell more during the so-called recovery than the recession.
** Gas prices have doubled.
** Taxes have ballooned.
** This year alone working Americans making between $30,000 and $200,000 will see their paychecks shrink by as much as 1.7 percent – or up to $1,784.
** Obamacare will punish working Americans with more taxes.