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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - Rebecca Ehlers
College students taking out new loans for the fall term will see interest rates twice what they were in the spring — unless Congress fulfills its pledge to restore lower rates when it returns after the July Fourth holiday.
As student loan interest rates doubled Monday, Republicans and Democrats in Washington criticized each other for failing to come to a last-minute agreement and stave off the increase.
"That's a big jump ... I may work or ask my parents for money rather than going through all that," she said.