CHICAGO, Feb 4- The gender pay gap is a hot topic in the presidential campaign, and President Barack Obama has been hammering on it, too. Women who work full-time, year-round, made just 79 cents for every dollar paid to their male counterparts in 2014, U.S. Census Bureau data shows. The income gap translates directly to lower income from Social Security and pensions-...» Read More
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