MinnPost: Franken, Democrats try again to lock in student-loan interest rates

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats are trying again to delay a student-loan interest rate hike in lieu of a long-term deal on the matter.

Duluth News Tribune: Married same-sex couples in Minnesota will gain tax, pension, other benefits

ST. PAUL — Minnesota same-sex couples who can wed beginning in a little more than a month will receive the same benefits as other married couples because of Wednesday’s Supreme Court decision invalidating the federal Defense of Marriage Act.

Huffington Post: Wendy Davis Receives Praise In Thank You Letter Signed By 31 Democratic Senators

Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) drew nationwide attention on Tuesday for her 12-hour filibuster against a restrictive, GOP-backed anti-abortion bill.

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