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Posted byon May 7, 2012 at 8:13 PM EDT
On May 7th, 2012, President Obama held a call to discuss college affordability and the need for Congress to prevent the interest rates on federal students loans from doubling.
Posted byon May 4, 2012 at 5:02 PM EDT
Unless Congress takes action, more than 7 million students around the country will rack up an average of $1,000 of extra debt each.
Posted byon April 27, 2012 at 3:29 PM EDT
A quick look at this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon April 27, 2012 at 1:51 PM EDT
The Republican proposal to eliminate the health care law's Prevention and Public Health Fund will have detrimental implications for women's health and fighting to prevent disease and illness.
Posted byon April 26, 2012 at 3:38 PM EDT
In Iowa, President Obama tells students, "You are the economy."
Posted byon April 25, 2012 at 5:53 PM EDT
Interest rates on federal Stafford loans are set to double in July, saddling more than 7 million students with an additional $1,000 in debt
Posted byon April 25, 2012 at 3:00 PM EDT
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.
Posted byon April 25, 2012 at 12:05 PM EDT
After President Obama traveled to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Colorado at Boulder to have a vital conversation with students regarding federal student loans, the papers and television stations in both states provide a glimpse of the local response to his visits.
Posted byon April 25, 2012 at 11:04 AM EDT
The President stopped by Late Night with Jimmy Fallon to pass on a message to Congress: Don't double interest rates for students
Posted byon April 25, 2012 at 10:55 AM EDT
In Colorado, President Obama repeats his call for students to take action and make sure their voices are being heard so that interest rates on federal student loans don't double this July.