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Posted byon May 8, 2012 at 5:23 PM EDT
Iowa State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald calls on Congress to prevent the interest rate on student loans from doubling on July 1st.
Posted byon May 8, 2012 at 4:00 PM EDT
President Obama calls on Congress to remove incentives for employers to ship jobs overseas and encourage companies to bring jobs back to Amerca as the first item on a to-do list he's asking Congress to take action on before they leave for summer recess.
Student Loan Interest Rates, Champions of Change Anniversary, and the White House Correspondents' Dinner: Deputies' DownloadPosted byon April 30, 2012 at 9:41 AM EDT
President Obama emphasizes the importance of keeping student loan interest rates low, welcomes a group of Champions of Change to the White House, and speaks at the White House Correspondents' Dinner.
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 12:00 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Posted byon April 26, 2012 at 3:38 PM EDT
In Iowa, President Obama tells students, "You are the economy."
Posted byon April 26, 2012 at 11:33 AM EDT
Officials from Louisiana to Texas to New Jersey tweet about the need to keep student loan interest rates low.
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.