“Don’t Double My Rate” Falls on Deaf Ears in Democrat-Led Senate

A scenario that just last month seemed impossible has now become very real: interest rates on student loans really could double. The harsh reality kicked in today when the Senate Democrats failed to advance their stopgap bill that would have once again punted the issue for another year by keeping rates on subsidized rates at…
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Student Loan Rates Set to Double Because of Democrats’ Intra-Party Disarray

Student loan rates are now poised to double after the Democrat-held Senate went home for the Fourth of July holiday rather than pass a solution. And although the war was ultimately being waged on students, who will now pay more to go to college, the battle was within the Democratic party. Roll Call reports: “Senate…
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Decoding Democrats' Spin of Obama's Veto Threat

Obama spent most of last week trying to win over college-aged voters. He traveled from campus to campus, sucking up to college basketball fans, and slow jamming the news with Jimmy Fallon. But Obama’s momentum with young adults hit a brick wall on Friday when Obama’s reelection politics trumped his policy pandering. This CNN headline…
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