Senate Blocks Overtime Rules Six Republicans join Senate Democrats to block a Bush administration proposal that opponents say would prevent millions of Americans from earning overtime pay. In July, the House narrowly defeated a similar effort to block those rules. The issue now falls to congressional negotiators. Hear NPR's David Welna.
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Senate Blocks New Overtime Rules

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Senate Blocks New Overtime Rules

Senate Blocks New Overtime Rules

Senate Blocks New Overtime Rules

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Six Republicans join Senate Democrats to block a Bush administration proposal that opponents say would prevent millions of Americans from earning overtime pay. In July, the House narrowly defeated a similar effort to block those rules. The issue now falls to congressional negotiators. Hear NPR's David Welna.