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Student Debt

'I Don't Believe in a Cutoff': AOC Says Biden Shouldn't Means-Test Student Debt Relief

The New York Democrat warned that limits on student loan forgiveness "could exclude many of the frontline workers who are drowning in debt."

Jake Johnson ·

'No Means Testing. Do It for Everyone': Biden Urged to Go Big on Student Debt Cancellation

"Student loan debt is already means-tested by design: the rich have no student debt," said the Debt Collective. "We need to cancel all student loan debt."

Jake Johnson ·

Pressure Builds on Biden to Cancel Student Loan Debt

Executive action to cancel $50,000 in student loan debt would increase Black wealth by 40 percent.

Rebekah Entralgo ·

GOP Accidentally Admits That Biden Has the Power to Cancel Student Debt

By introducing a bill to prevent Joe Biden from wiping out student debt, "aren't Republican senators admitting that student debt cancellation is within the authority of the president?" asked one journalist.

Kenny Stancil ·

Biden Tells Hispanic Caucus He's Exploring Options to Cancel Student Debt

"This is a sign that we are winning," said the Student Debt Crisis Center.

Jessica Corbett ·

'Just Cancel It': 85% of Young US Voters Want Action on Student Debt

A plurality of Americans under age 30 surveyed by Harvard Kennedy School's Institute of Politics support canceling all outstanding student loan debt.

Brett Wilkins ·

More Than Half of US Student Loan Borrowers Say They Can't Afford Single Payment

"Widespread debt cancellation is needed immediately," said one advocate.

Jake Johnson ·

Progressives Say Climate Inaction, Student Debt Explain Biden's Drop in Support Among Young Voters

One observer suggested there is "a decent amount of young people not all that pleased to see the administration sucking up to fossil fuel executives as the Earth rapidly loses its capacities to maintain life."

Julia Conley ·

'Keep Fighting': Schumer 'Making Progress' on Canceling Student Debt

"Write, call, email," urged the Democratic leader, who said President Joe Biden is "more open" to the proposal than ever before.

Julia Conley ·

'Next Step: Cancel It,' Biden Urged After Extending Student Loan Repayment Pause

"Now is the time to finish the job and cancel student debt," implored the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

Brett Wilkins ·

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