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Student Loan Vote

Joy Resmovits

For Students, No Relief From Senate | Joy Resmovits | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Senate vote to restore low interest rates temporarily on some new federal student loans failed to advance Wednesday, increasing the od...

Senate Dems Pick Up The Ball On Student Loans

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The defeat of a student loan bill in the Senate on Wednesday clears the way for fresh negotiations to restore lower rates, but lawm...

Congress Passes Major Bill

AP | ALAN FRAM and JOAN LOWY | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Congress emphatically approved legislation Friday preserving jobs on transportation projects from coast to coast and avoiding inter...

Student Loan Plans Get Big Rejections

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate rejected dueling Democratic and Republican plans on Thursday for averting a July 1 doubling of interest rates on federal...

Jennifer Bendery

Big Democratic Push Fails In Senate | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocked a bill that would have frozen student loan interest rates before they are set to double on July 1....

How Your Rep. Voted On Student Loans

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 04.27.2012 | Politics

-- The 215-195 roll call Friday by which the House passed a $5.9 billion bill to keep interest rates on millions of federal student loans from doubli...