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President Obama to hit the road, again, bound for battleground states

President Obama hits the road next week, traveling to the election battleground states of North Carolina, Colorado and Iowa to press Congress to prevent interest rates on student loans from doubling in July. The White House says more than 7.4...
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Obama urges Congress to keep college costs down

Politics / US Politics : Planet Washington (2 years ago)

President Barack Obama will be joined by college students at the White House Friday for an event designed to urge Congress to prevent student loan interest rates from doubling July 1. Obama included a proposal to guarantee students ... Read Post

Obama Goes On Offense To Block Student Loan Rate Hike, But Will Senate Democrats Follow?

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

Unless Congress acts, interest rates for federal student loans will double in July from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent. President Obama today is beginning a push to encourage Congress to prevent the increase. House Republicans, however,... Read Post

Obama To Call On Congress To Avoid Doubling Student Loan Interest Rates

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (2 years ago)

President Obama will today launch a campaign aimed at preventing interest rates on federal student loans from doubling at the start of July, gathering college students at the White House in an effort to challenge Congress to prevent... Read Post

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