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Missouri GOP Rep. Says Federal Student Loans Gave America ‘Stage Three Cancer Of Socialism’

Under pressure from President Obama and Senate Democrats, House Republicans unveiled their plan to prevent a scheduled hike in interest rates on federal student loans Wednesday, but they probably won’t be counting on the support of Missouri Rep. Todd Akin (R). At a debate over the weekend, Akin, who is running for Senate, said involving [...]
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House Republican: The federal government 'tampering in' student loans is the 'cancer of socialism'

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (3 years ago)

Rep. Todd Akin (Official photo) Missouri's Republican Senate candidates were asked at a debate whether they wanted to see federal student loan interest rates double from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent, and Rep. Todd Akin apparently deci... Read Post

Romney Calls For Prevention Of Student Loan Rate Hike, Putting Him At Odds With House GOP

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney came out in favor of a proposal to prevent a scheduled hike in the interest rate on federal student loans, siding with President Obama over House Republicans. The rate is sched... Read Post

Reid: GOP Support For Preventing Student Loan Rate Hike Depends On Grover Norquist’s Support

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 years ago)

Republican support for Senate Democrats’ plan to prevent an interest rate-hike on federal student loans will depend on how anti-tax zealot Grover Norquist feels about it, the top Senate Democrat said Tuesday. President Obama last we... Read Post

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