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Debate over student-loan rate escalates ahead of House vote
Debate over how to cover the cost of keeping the federal student-loan rate low for another year has escalated before today's planned House vote. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said Speaker John Boehner's plan to pay for the extension by tapping a health care fund shows he considers women's health a "luxury." Meanwhile, Boehner, R-Ohio, blasted President Barack Obama for attacking Republicans on an issue he said they already support.