Political Headlines - May 9, 2012

Here are the top POLITICAL headlines from today:    


  • 2 Mass. plans vie for savings on health care: Massachusetts Senate leaders' will call for less-aggressive spending limits on the health care industry than the House proposed, and fewer controls on high-priced hospitals and doctors according to the Senate legislation set to be unveiled today . Healthcare reporter Liz Kowalczyk outlines.      


  • Efforts to curb interest hikes for college loans foiled:

    Congressional partisanship scuttled the latest attempt to prevent student loan interest rates from doubling and piling more debt on 7 million college students. Political reporter Bobby Caina Calvan writes about Congressional reports.