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New York Reps: Congress Must Stop Student Loan Interest From Doubling

Three New York members of Congress on Saturday urged their fellow lawmakers to act before student loan interest rates double.


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Union: NJ Governor Won’t Counter Giveback Proposal

Governor Christie said he wants health care concessions achieved through legislation, not bargaining.


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Schumer, Nadler Want “Fake” 9/11 Coins Off Market

Some people will do almost anything to cash in on 9/11 and now there’s a call to crack down on a company selling coins it claims are made of silver from ground zero.


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Gridlock? Men With Earpieces? Must Be The UN

Representatives from 192 countries were to arrive next week for a United Nations anti-poverty summit and the U.N. General Assembly ministerial meeting.