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Sanders: Keep pushing on student loan rates

WCAX - 11:04 am Thu Jul 11th, 2013

Sen. Bernie Sanders says he's disappointed that a Republican filibuster blocked legislation in the U.S. Senate that was designed to have student loan interest rates revert to what they were before they doubled July 1.

All three members of Vermont's Washington delegation have been outspoken on the need to push the rate on federal student loans from 6.8% to 3.4%.

Sanders says he's heard from more than 700 Vermonters and people around the country that borrowing for college costs too much.

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