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  • Keep Student Loans Affordable Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed


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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    REID. Mr. President, I move to proceed to Calendar No. 124. The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. The clerk will report the bill by title. The assistant legislative clerk read as follows: Motion...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-15

    REID. I now move to proceed to Calendar No. 124. The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. The clerk will report the bill by title. The legislative clerk read as follows: A bill (S. 1238) to amend...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-11

    REID. I move to proceed to Calendar No. 124, S. 1238, Senator Reed's student loan bill. The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. The clerk will report the bill by title. The legislative clerk read as follows: ...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-10

    REID. I move to proceed to Calendar No. 124, S. 1238, Senator Reed's student loan bill. The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. The clerk will report the bill by title. The legislative clerk read as follows: ...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-10

    McCONNELL. For more than a month, I have been coming to the floor to talk about student loan reform. I have said that to an outside observer, this is an issue that should have been an easy bipartisan...



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    Senator Richard Burr

    From: NC

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-10

    BURR. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. Without objection, it is so ordered. Mr. BURR. Mr. President, I come...



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    Senator Joe Manchin, III

    From: WV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-10

    MANCHIN. Would the Senator yield? Mr. BURR. I would be happy to yield. Mr. MANCHIN. I thank the good Senator for working in such a bipartisan manner. I think this truly is a bipartisan bill. This...



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    Senator Lamar Alexander

    From: TN

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-10

    ALEXANDER. Madam President, if I may respond to the Senator from West Virginia. First, I wish to congratulate Senators Manchin and Burr for helping the full Senate understand this issue. This is similar...



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    Senator Debbie Stabenow

    From: MI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-10

    STABENOW. Madam President, I think what we are witnessing today are people who have differences in philosophies and want to solve problems with different approaches. I believe the issue before us at...



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    Senator Jack Reed

    From: RI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-10

    REED. Madam President, let me commend Senator Stabenow, Senator Harkin, Senator Warren, Senator Franken, and Senator Hagan, particularly, who is the cosponsor of the legislation I have proposed. My...



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    Senator John Hoeven

    From: ND

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-10

    HOEVEN. Madam President, I wish to clarify for the esteemed Senator from Iowa that I intend to speak in support of the student loan certainty act which he may not be in favor of, so I wish to be clear. ...



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    Senator Barbara A. Mikulski

    From: MD

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-10

    MIKULSKI. Madam President, I am proud to rise today to support the Keep Student Loans Affordable Act. This bill would extend the current interest rate of 3.4 percent for subsidized Stafford loans for...



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    Senator Bill Nelson

    From: FL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-10

    NELSON. Mr. President, I suggest the absence of a quorum. The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. The clerk will call the roll. The legislative clerk proceeded to call the roll. Mr. UDALL of New Mexico....



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    Senator Tom Udall

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2013-07-10

    UDALL of New Mexico. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. Without objection, it is so ordered. Mr. UDALL of New...



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    Senator Marco Rubio

    From: FL

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-10

    RUBIO. Mr. President, this issue is very important to millions of Americans, and one with which I am too familiar. I think I have shared this in the past, but I will share it again. Obviously, my parents...



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    Senator Benjamin L. Cardin

    From: MD

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-10

    CARDIN. Mr. President, I understand the Senator from New Hampshire is going to go next. I ask unanimous consent that the time until 5 p.m. be equally divided and controlled between the two leaders or...



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    Senator Christopher Murphy

    From: CT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-10

    MURPHY. Madam President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Mr. MURPHY. I ask unanimous consent to...



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    Senator Michael B. Enzi

    From: WY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-10

    ENZI. Madam President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Mr. ENZI. Madam President, I wish to make...



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    Senator Christopher A. Coons

    From: DE

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-10

    COONS. Madam President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Mr. COONS. Madam President, I ask unanimous...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-09

    REID. I move to proceed to Calendar No. 124, S. 1238, Senator Reed's student loan bill. The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. The clerk will report the bill by title. The legislative clerk read as follows: ...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-09

    McCONNELL. Over the years we have seen repeated instances of indifference to the rule of law on the part of this administration. It is a consistent and worrisome path. The most recent example, of course,...



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    Senator Debbie Stabenow

    From: MI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-09

    STABENOW. Madam President, I rise today because tomorrow in the Senate Chamber we will vote on whether to let student interest rates double from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent. This should not be controversial....



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    Senator Bernard Sanders

    From: VT

    Party: Independent

    Date: 2013-07-09

    SANDERS. Madam President, over the July 4th recess I had the opportunity to talk with a number of young families about the crisis of student debt. Without exception, this is what they said: Please do...



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    Senator John Barrasso

    From: WY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-09

    BARRASSO. Madam President, last week our Nation celebrated America's Independence Day, and the Obama administration took advantage of the holiday to slip out a couple of announcements about its health...



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    Senator Lamar Alexander

    From: TN

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-09

    ALEXANDER. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. Schatz). Without objection, it is so ordered. Mr. ALEXANDER. Mr. President,...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-08

    REID. I move to proceed to Calendar No. 124, S. 1238, the student loan bill offered by Senator Reed of Rhode Island. The PRESIDENT pro tempore. The clerk will report the bill by title. The legislative...