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Tell Congress: Stop the political theater and protect low student loan interest rates
There’s major drama going on in Washington, D.C. – unfortunately, it’s happening on Capitol Hill instead of at the Kennedy Center or Ford’s Theatre.
Faced with a July 1 deadline, the Senate recently failed to agree on either of two bills that would prevent the interest rates on federal student loans from doubling. Unwilling to work together and hash out an agreement that students desperately need, each party voted down the other’s proposal to keep rates low. Even after the Senate reaches a decision, they still will have to negotiate a final deal with the House and get the president to sign it. And time is running out!
Most members of Congress say they don’t want interest rates to double. But political theater appears to be a higher priority.
Tell Congress it's time to make a deal NOW: Students can't afford the high cost of political theater.