As was pointed out it only affects new contracts not existing ones. which means it will help next to no one as most government contract workers make more than 10 dollars an hour anyway. it is nothing more than a thumping of the chest move that has little to no impact on anything.
why doesn't he got onto his own party for not paying their interns? that is the real question. all these chest thumpers on minimum wage but refuse to pay the people that work for them since they are well lucky to be my intern.
what is worse for obama is that hey plans on probably facing a hostile congress all the way around.