Archive | April 26, 2012

How College Affordability Would be Impacted in New Mexico Under the Republican Plan

For the first time ever, Americans owe more debt on student loans than on credit cards. If Congress doesn’t act by July 1st, more than 7 million students who rely on federal student loans will see their interest rates double from 3.4% to 6.8%. President Obama is calling on Congress to keep interest rates low, […]

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President Obama Speaks to Students About Student Loan Rates

President Obama wrapped up a three-city tour in Iowa today by speaking to students at the University of Iowa about the best tool they’ve got for achieving the American promise: a college education. This country has always made a commitment to put a good education within the reach of everybody who’s willing to work for it. That’s part […]

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By the Numbers: 7.4 Million

Approximately 7.4 million students will rack up an additional $1,000 in debt if Congress doesn’t stop the interest rate on federal student loans from doubling on July 1. President Obama is on road this week in North Carolina, Colorado, and Iowa talking to college students about the steps his Administration is taking to keep college affordable, because he knows that […]

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Marco Rubio Can’t Defend Romney’s Lack of Foreign Policy Experience

Marco Rubio delivered a foreign policy speech at the Brookings Institution today that was heavy on deceptive attacks against President Obama. But the most notable thing about Rubio’s speech was what he didn’t say: The remarks were tellingly short on praise for Mitt Romney’s foreign policy plans. That’s because there’s nothing to praise. Rubio knows […]

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