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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: 'Keep the pressure on' Congress on student loan interest rates

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (2 years ago)

If Congress doesn't act, student loan rates double in 10 days, on July 1. According to President Obama, speaking today to students, if that happens, "more than 7 million students will be hit with the equivalent of a $1,000 tax hike,... Read Post

Obama urges Congress to keep college costs down

Politics / US Politics : Planet Washington (last year)

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 To Call On Congress To Avoid Doubling Student Loan Interest Rates

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (last year)

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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