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S.2343 Stop the Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Act of 2012, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: May 24, 2012 Returned to the Calendar. Calendar No. 365.

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on May 24, 2012, with a roll call of 51 ayes, 43 nays, and 5 not voting.

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    • Don't Raise Our Rates: Urge Our Federal Officials to Extend Low ... - June 09, 2012 by admin - The City of Milwaukee Youth Council and the Milwaukee Common Council both passed legislation urging the Wisconsin delegation in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to pass S. 2343 and HR 4170 (federal ...

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      As noted by admin on June 09, 2012, "The City of Milwaukee Youth Council and the Milwaukee Common Council both passed legislation urging the Wisconsin delegation in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to pass S. 2343 and HR 4170 (federal ..." (/url?q=http://www.communityjournal.net/%3Fp%3D24699&sa=U&ei=5L3VT4Nvg7LbBdn19JAP&ved=0CD4QmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNEBB9raOo1BjrziA_tCjhNDWFehKA)
    • Don't Raise Our Rates: Urge Our Federal Officials to Extend Low ... - June 09, 2012 by admin - The City of Milwaukee Youth Council and the Milwaukee Common Council both passed legislation urging the Wisconsin delegation in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to pass S. 2343 and HR 4170 (federal ...

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      As noted by admin on June 09, 2012, "The City of Milwaukee Youth Council and the Milwaukee Common Council both passed legislation urging the Wisconsin delegation in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to pass S. 2343 and HR 4170 (federal ..." (/url?q=http://www.communityjournal.net/%3Fp%3D24699&sa=U&ei=72DUT4CoN-bQ2wXwyZSMDw&ved=0CDAQmAEwBQ&usg=AFQjCNH3MSdWUoHWKkyIR8QScjLyAZUO8A)
    • Don't Raise Our Rates: Urge Our Federal Officials to Extend Low ... - June 08, 2012 by admin - The City of Milwaukee Youth Council and the Milwaukee Common Council both passed legislation urging the Wisconsin delegation in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to pass S. 2343 and HR 4170 (federal ...

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      As noted by admin on June 08, 2012, "The City of Milwaukee Youth Council and the Milwaukee Common Council both passed legislation urging the Wisconsin delegation in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to pass S. 2343 and HR 4170 (federal ..." (/url?q=http://www.communityjournal.net/%3Fp%3D24699&sa=U&ei=xA_TT_bhC8TC2wXBm8m3Dw&ved=0CCgQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNEuTH6aBmL-iwma0-5xQ7w4mdpwdw)

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    • Bob Cesca: Republicans Filibuster Everything, Romney Blames Obama for Not Working With Congress - October 25, 2012 by The Huffington Post - ...for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities S.2237 -- Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act S.2343 -- Stop the Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Act S.1660 -- American Jobs Act of 2011 S.3457 -- Veterans Jobs Corps Act What else?

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    • United States: Using S Corporations To Avoid The Medicare Tax - June 25, 2012 by Mondaq - Both former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards have been in the news lately—Gingrich for his campaign for the Republican nomination for president and Edwards for allegedly using campaign funds to hide his affair with

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    • Don't raise loan rates - June 19, 2012 by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - On May 4, I, along with nearly 400 fellow students, graduated from Rufus King High School. The event was spectacular; cheering families, teachers and community members proudly boasted their pride in the students. We live in a society that values ...

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      As noted by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on June 19, 2012, "On May 4, I, along with nearly 400 fellow students, graduated from Rufus King High School. The event was spectacular; cheering families, teachers and community members proudly boasted their pride in the students. We live in a society that values ..." (http://www.jsonline.com/news/opinion/dont-raise-loan-rates-paying-for-college-em5r5o7-159644675.html)
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