U.S. Senate heads toward showdown vote on student loans
Published 05/08/2012, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate is steaming toward a showdown on a Democratic proposal to keep student loan interest rates from doubling for 7.4 million students. In a measure of how the upcoming election is driving work in Congress these days, it's a vote Democrats won't terribly mind losing - which is probably what will happen.Word count: 523
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