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Democratic Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York (left) has pledged to pay her interns $15 an hour. She is seen here with Democratic Rep.-elect Deb Haaland of New Mexico. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call Inc./Getty Images hide caption

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White House interns are not paid and are expected to work from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Challenging D.C.'s Tradition Of Unpaid Government Internships

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