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"...our party is all about more jobs and better pay, and I think communicating that is important to us," Romney says.

The former senator from Pennsylvania says the GOP's knee-jerk opposition "makes no sense."

Pawlenty said Republicans need to support an increase if they want to appeal to working-class voters.

“If you pay people well, there’s more money in everybody’s pockets, and everybody does better,” Obama said.

OFA launches ad campaign backing Obama's minimum wage increase proposal.