McConnell: Dem student loan vote a 'cynical election-year strategy'

"Today’s vote on student loan rates is a perfect example of this cynical election-year strategy in action," McConnell said.

"Rather than working with Republicans to help young people in this country weather the effects of the Obama economy, Democrats have sought to distract them from it. Never mind the fact that Democrat leaders supported the bill that will cause interest rates on certain college loans to spike on July 1," he said.

Read more on The Hill's Floor Action blog.