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


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    Senator Jack Reed

    From: RI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-09

    REED. Madam President, I ask unanimous consent that at the conclusion of my remarks, the Senator from Utah be recognized. The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. Without objection, it is so ordered. Mr....



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    Senator Orrin G. Hatch

    From: UT

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-09

    HATCH. I thank the Chair. (The remarks of Senator Hatch pertaining to the introduction of S. 1270 are printed in today's Record under ``Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions.'') The...



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    Senator Sherrod Brown

    From: OH

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-09

    BROWN. Mr. President, I want to echo the words of my colleague from Iowa about the upcoming vote this week, which is so important. We know a lot of what has happened with student loan debt, which now...



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    Senator John Cornyn

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-09

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 President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded.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



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    Senator Roy Blunt

    From: MO

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-09

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 President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded.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



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    Senator Roger F. Wicker

    From: MS

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-09

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 President, I ask unanimous consent the order for the quorum call be rescinded.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



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    Senator Benjamin L. Cardin

    From: MD

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-09

    CARDIN. Mr. President, on July 1, interest rates on subsidized Stafford loans rose from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent. This means for students across the country, the annual cost of their student loans...



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    Senator John Thune

    From: SD

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-09

    THUNE. I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER (Ms. Warren). Without objection, it is so ordered. ObamaCare ...



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    Senator Joe Manchin, III

    From: WV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-09

    MANCHIN. Madam President, I wanted to speak in a little detail on another topic, and that is the direction we are going on the student loan crisis, I guess. It is a shame we have come to this. A year...



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    Senator Richard Blumenthal

    From: CT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-09

    BLUMENTHAL. Madam President, over this past week I had the opportunity to visit with many students, many faculty and staff of our colleges, both private and public, all around the State of Connecticut. ...



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    Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

    From: RI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-09

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



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    Senator Debbie Stabenow

    From: MI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-09

    STABENOW. Madam President, before my friend from Rhode Island leaves the floor, I wish to thank him for coming to the floor of the Senate every week to give a message that we need to hear all the time...



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    Senator Lamar Alexander

    From: TN

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-09

    ALEXANDER. Madam President, I wonder if I might ask, through the Chair, the Senator from Michigan a question. I notice her chart on 7 million students, and I wonder which 7 million students she is talking...



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    Senator Charles E. Schumer

    From: NY

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-09

    SCHUMER. Madam President, I am going to be brief, because things went a little longer. First, I have a great deal of respect for my good friend, and he truly is my good friend, the Senator from Tennessee....



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    Senator Christopher Murphy

    From: CT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-09

    MURPHY. Last year the most profitable company in America was ExxonMobil. ExxonMobil made about $44.9 billion in profit last year. America's student loan program did better. America's student loan program...



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    Senator Elizabeth Warren

    From: MA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-09

    WARREN. Mr. President, I rise this evening in support of Keep Student Loans Affordable, the bill that has been introduced by Senators Reed and Hagan. We have been talking a lot in the last few hours...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-08

    REID. Mr. President, it is my understanding a motion to proceed to S. 1238 is now pending; is that correct? The PRESIDING OFFICER. That is correct. Cloture Motion Mr....



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    Senator Barbara Boxer

    From: CA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-08

    BOXER. Mr. President, as I understand it, the majority leader has just filed cloture on a bill that would keep us at a 3.4-percent student loan rate for Stafford loans, which impact about 7 million Americans,...



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    Senator Richard Blumenthal

    From: CT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-08

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