Bipartisan Senate negotiators reached a tentative agreement on an overhaul of the federal student loan program after Democrats retreated on their position that subsidized loan rates be locked in for ... more 
Bipartisan Senate negotiators reached a tentative agreement on an overhaul of the federal student loan program after Democrats retreated on their position that subsidized loan rates be locked in for at least another year. In a joint statement after a meeting of House Republicans on the immigration issue, House Republican leaders pledged they would continue to work on a "step-by-step, common-sense approach to fixing what has long been a broken (immigration) system." Currently, in 33 states you can be fired, denied a promotion or be openly harassed at your job just for being gay. But not for long. The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions just passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act a bill that will ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. less 
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Thu, Jul 11, 2013 4:00 PM EDT