House Speaker John Boehner talks with with Canada's Ambassador to the United States, Gary Doer, and his staff in the U.S. Capitol in 2011.

House Speaker John Boehner talks with with Canada's Ambassador to the United States, Gary Doer, and his staff in the U.S. Capitol in 2011.

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Hill Staffers And Overtime Pay

President Obama recently announced a new rule that will extend overtime pay to more than 5 million Americans. Capitol Hill staffers, though, many of whom work more than 40 hours per week, aren't included in that group. Kojo explores why Hill staffers are excluded, and whether they can hope for expanded overtime anytime soon.

D.C. Water General Manager George Hawkins (left) at a 2015 event with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack (center) and Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (right).

D.C. Water General Manager George Hawkins (left) at a 2015 event with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack (center) and Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (right).

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The room used as the 'Parole Board' hearing room during the filming of "Shawshank Redemption" at the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio.

The room used as the 'Parole Board' hearing room during the filming of "Shawshank Redemption" at the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio.

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The U.S. incarceration rate is the highest in the world, and many of the 1.5 million inmates currently behind bars are serving sentences longer than what was intended. We consider the role of release in our criminal justice system.

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