Some Democrats are trying to find middle ground for the U.S. Department of Labor's overtime rule.

Democrats generally support the Obama administration’s push to boost the number of workers eligible for overtime pay.

But some in the president’s party seem to think the administration was moving too fast when the U.S. Department of Labor published a rule that would more than double the minimum salary threshold at which an employee may be exempt from overtime pay, from $23,700 to $47,476. Unless Congress acts, that rule will take effect Dec. 1.

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