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June 11, 2014 1:16 PM

Republican Senators block student loan bill

The U.S. Senate blocked a bill on Tuesday that would let students refinance old student loans that have high rates at the current lower rates. The vote was 56-38 along party lines. The measure needed 60 votes to cut off debate and go forward. Updated post.

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