June 27, 2013 04:57 PM

Objections to passing student loan interest rate bills

Senator Reed (RI) asked unanimous consent the Senate take up and pass S.1238, the Keep Student Loans Affordable Act, the text of which is at the Desk.

Senator McConnell objected.

Senator McConnell then asked consent that the Senate proceed to the consideration of a bill introduced earlier today by Senators Manchin, King, Alexander, Coburn, Burr, and Carper (S. 1241), that there be 1 hour for debate equally divided, with no amendments in order, the bill be subject to any applicable points of order, and that following the use or yielding back of time and disposition of any waivers if necessary, the bill be read a third time and the Senate proceed to vote on passage of the bill.

Senator Reed (RI) objected.