Comments for: House approves student loan bill, paid for with health care funds

Posted April 27, 2012, at 10:03 p.m.

WASHINGTON — Setting the stage for another political showdown, the House on Friday narrowly passed a Republican plan that would stop an interest-rate hike on student loans — paid for with funds from President Barack Obama’s health care law. Democrats want the rate kept low, but objected to eliminating a …

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