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Rebecca Thiele / WMUK

President Barack Obama spoke Monday from the White House about Saturday's mass shooting in Kalamazoo. The President say he's spoken with Kalamazoo Mayor Bobby Hopewell, Public Safety Chief Jeff Hadley, and Kalamazoo County Sheriff Richard Fuller and assured them that the federal government will provide any support they need for their investigation.

President Obama’s campaign to raise the federal minimum wage brought him to Ann Arbor today. Gongwer News Service reports the president spoke to an audience at the University of Michigan this afternoon.

Obama told the group of mostly young people that raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour would raise millions of people across the country out of poverty “right away.”

The president also said that “nobody who works full time” should have to live in poverty.

Bentivolio says impeaching the president would be a "dream come true".