Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., center, is one of the leading backers of a plan to expand overtime pay for an estimated 5 million Americans, including 90,000 in Washington state. Here she's joined by Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., left, and Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., right, speaking to the media at the U.S. Capitol on July 8, 2015.
Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., center, is one of the leading backers of a plan to expand overtime pay for an estimated 5 million Americans, including 90,000 in Washington state. Here she's joined by Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., left, and Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., right, speaking to the media at the U.S. Capitol on July 8, 2015. Carolyn Kaster AP
Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., center, is one of the leading backers of a plan to expand overtime pay for an estimated 5 million Americans, including 90,000 in Washington state. Here she's joined by Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., left, and Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., right, speaking to the media at the U.S. Capitol on July 8, 2015. Carolyn Kaster AP

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July 22, 2015 3:04 PM

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