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Senate Fails To Figure Out Solution To Keep Student Loan Rates In Check

As we mentioned before the holiday, the U.S. Senate had gone off to make sandcastles and enjoy fireworks without figuring out a way to keep interest rates on federal Stafford student loans from doubling. Now the first attempt to retroactively fix that problem has failed, with the Senate unable to move forward with a one-year extension on the lower rate. [More]