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Media Hit | Energy

Prop 23 opponents breathe sigh of relief

Proposition 23, which would have suspended carbon limits, failed Tuesday night.

Media Hit | Higher Ed

Student Loan Overhaul Approved by Congress

WASHINGTON — Ending one of the fiercest lobbying fights in Washington, Congress voted Thursday to force commercial banks out of the federal student loan market, cutting off billions of dollars in profits in a sweeping restructuring of financial-aid programs and redirecting most of the money to new education initiatives.


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