Senate vote stalls student-loan extension bill

Senate Republicans have stalled action on a bill that would prevent student-loan rates from doubling July 1. Republicans said they disagreed with the Democratic proposal to pay for a one-year rate extension by changing a law that lets some taxpayers avoid paying Social Security and Medicare taxes.

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