Am I eligible for overtime?

Question Details: I work for a lobbying firm as an administrative assistant in DC. I make less than $45,000 a year and am supposed to work 8 hour days/40 hour weeks. On average I work 9-10 hours a day with 1-2 of those days being 12 hour days. After the 8 hour mark, I don't receive any pay. I've asked repeatedly about my overtime but I keep getting sidelined by the office manager, stating she doesnt know about the over time policy. In addition, I must answer and work on weekends/after hours when they ask, although this was not in my contract and I am doing it for free.

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