House OKs Student Loan Bill, Ignores Veto Threat

April 27, 2012 at 12:35 pm in WDAZ

WASHINGTON (AP) Republicans defied a veto threat and the House voted Friday to prevent federal loan costs from doubling for millions of college students. The vote gave the GOP a momentary election-year triumph on a bill that has become enmeshed in partisan battles over the economy, women’s issues and President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.
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