WASHINGTON – The job report in June should give Americans the sense that the economy has built moment, said President Barack Obama on Friday. "We are making progress," Obama said during a visit to 1776, a tech hub in Washington, D.C. He noted that job growth in the first half of the year is the fastest since 1999. "We still have not seen as much increase in income and wages as we'd like to see," Obama said. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said steps Obama took early in his first term set the table for the recent strong job growth.
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