President To Order Equal Pay, Underpays WH Women

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WASHINTON (CBS)-- According to the 2012 Census, the average American woman earned 77 percent of what the average man earned.

President Obama plans to sign an executive order aimed at eliminating the pay gap between men and women. CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett reports.

Obama press secretary Jay Carney had difficulty explaining why the White House has the same problem.

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