AP sources: Tentative deal on student loans, roads

The U.S. Capitol. (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson)

June 27, 2012 1:29:43 PM PDT
Congressional leaders have reached tentative deals that would prevent a doubling of student loan interest rates and revamp the nation's transportation programs, congressional officials said Wednesday. If completed, the compromises would resolve two vexing issues on which lawmakers face weekend deadlines for action.