The president first mentioned it in his State of the Union Address, and now it looks like America wants to make it a reality.
According to a new poll by the Pew Research Center and USA Today, 71 percent of Americans support raising the wage from $7.25 per hour to $9.00.
And it seems even those typically opposed to Obama's ideas are on board.
The poll shows that roughly half of republicans agree with a minimum wage increase, but those against the plan say increased wages could hurt businesses and result in fewer jobs.
CLICK HERE to take a look at the entire Pew Research Center and USA Today study.