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Obama touches on politics and policy at U-Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- President Obama appeared at his third "official event" in two days on Wednesday to promote extending student loan relief at an event that had the feel more of a campaign rally. At the University of Iowa, the president voiced a message before a crowd of …
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Boehner accuses Obama of 'campaign theatrics' in student loan fight

Politics / US Politics : First Read (2 years ago)

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) accused President Obama of campaigning on taxpayer funds in response Wednesday to the president's goading of lawmakers to act on a bill to extend low student loan rates. In a hastily-arranged press ... Read Post

President Obama calls out House Republicans on college tour

US Politics / US Elections : CNN Political Ticker (2 years ago)

Iowa City, Iowa (CNN) - President Barack Obama targeted House Republican Rep. Todd Akin from Missouri in his remarks on student loan interest rates at the University of Iowa Wednesday. He did not call out Akin by name, instead citin... Read Post

Obama Wednesday

Politics / US Politics : The Page (2 years ago)

POTUS participates in a roundtable with students at University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 12:20 pm ET. Then: Delivers remarks on student loans at University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1:20 pm ET. LATER: Attends a fundraiser in Washing... Read Post


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