Student Loan Interest Rates
President Obama spoke to supporters at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas about student loan interest rates and urged Congress to prevent student loan interest rates from rising from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent. He also talked about efforts to streamline the loan application process for students who want to enroll in income-based repayment plans. close
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President Obama Remarks on Student Loan Interest Rates
President Obama urged Congress to extend low interest rates on federal student loans, which were set to double July 1,…
Senator Harkin on Student Loan Interest Rates
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Senate Debate on Student Loan Interest Rates
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Debate on Student Loan Interest Rates
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