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Senate Proceeding on Mar 24th, 2010 :: 10:26:05 to 10:27:15
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Tom Harkin

10:26:01 to 10:26:22( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: a yes means don't overcharge -- the presiding officer: the senator's time has expired. mr. harkin: the last time we took up higher education, we lowered interest rates on student loans and crafted the interest-based repayment program n this bill we lower that down from 15% to 10%. and we make an historic investment in pell grants. i would agree -- i'm ology for

Tom Harkin

10:26:05 to 10:27:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tom Harkin

Tom Harkin

10:26:23 to 10:26:43( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: lowering interest rates. i just note that my friend from tennessee didn't take the floor to complain charging ove their loans to students. i don't see that. this amendment is not about lowering interest raters. what it's about is continuing a $61 billion subsidy to the big banks in this country. we take that money and give it

Tom Harkin

10:26:44 to 10:27:03( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: to students in pell grants. i move to table the amendment. i ask for the yeas and nays. the presiding officer: is there a sufficient second? there appears to be. there is. the clerk will calthe roll.

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