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House OK’s student loan bill amid veto threat

Plan also calls for cuts in preventive health care fund

By Ed O’Keefe
Washington Post / April 28, 2012
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The House approved a Republican-backed plan Friday to keep subsidized student loan interest rates lower for another year, but the White House vowed to veto the measure because it would pay for the extension by taking money from a preventive care fund established by President Barack Obama’s health-care overhaul law.

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