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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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Republicans Prioritize Tax Loophole For The Wealthy Over Stopping Student Loan Interest Rate Hike

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

The Senate today will vote on a Democratic plan to prevent a scheduled increase in the interest rate on federal student loans. The bill proposes extending the current rate on student loans, and paying for the extension by closing a ... 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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