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Interest Rate Deadline Approaching

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Interest Rate Deadline Approaching

If Congress takes no action before the end of the month, the interest rate on subsidized student loans will double to six point eight percent. South Dakota Senator John Thune says one possible fix has already been passed in the House……

Thune says there is at least some agreement in Congress on the direction of the program……

Thune says he wants to avoid spending any new money on subsidizing the lower rate……

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