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What Is a Work Week?

Nov. 7 (Bloomberg) — Flush with momentum from the midterm elections, Mitch McConnell, the Kentucky Republican in line to be the next Senate majority leader, says one of his top priorities is to raise the federal definition of full-time work from 35 hours per week to 40 hours. But what does that number mean and why do Republicans want people to work more? Bloomberg’s Willem Marx has some answers in today’s Big Question