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After $1.9 Trillion Giveaway to Rich, McConnell Calls Debt Relief for Working Class 'Slap in the Face'

"You literally canceled $1,900,000,000,000 in tax cuts for the rich," said Public Citizen.

Julia Conley ·


Progressives Say Biden Student Debt Plan 'A Good Start, But Not Enough'

"In the long term, we need to keep pushing for more relief and for free public college and vocational school," said Rep. Ro Khanna.

Brett Wilkins ·


Anger Mounts Over Biden's Reported Plan to Means-Test Student Debt Relief

"The hoops of means-testing means that millions and millions of borrowers won't get help," warned one advocate.

Jake Johnson ·


'Cancel It All,' Say Progressives as Biden Favors $10,000 in Means-Tested Student Debt Relief

"Student debt is a nearly $2,000,000,000,000 crisis," said Rep. Cori Bush. "POTUS must cancel student debt. All of it."

Jake Johnson ·


Education Secretary Says Expect Student Loan Announcement 'Within the Next Week or So'

"It's time to fix our broken student loan system and #CancelStudentDebt," said Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

Jessica Corbett ·


Two Weeks Before Payments Resume, Progressives Tell Biden 'Time to Cancel Student Debt'

U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said that "we're having conversations daily with the White House and borrowers will know directly and soon from us when a decision is made."

Jessica Corbett ·


'A Great Day to Cancel Student Debt': Clock Ticking on Key Biden Promise

"There are people who will not vote in the midterms if it isn't canceled," warned Nina Turner, who noted that 40% of Black voters say they'll consider not voting if the president does not act.

Brett Wilkins ·


'Bad News': Biden Administration Delays Relief Plan for Low-Income Borrowers

"Once again, distressed federal student loan borrowers are left waiting for President Biden to make good on his promise of delivering relief."

Jake Johnson ·


Civil Rights Groups Demand Biden Cancel at Least $50K in Student Debt Per Borrower

Federal student loans payments are currently scheduled to begin again at the end of August, as households across the country face rising prices due to inflation.

Julia Conley ·


Amazon, Starbucks Unions Join Coalition Pushing Biden to Go Big on Student Debt Relief

"We're fighting for economic justice both inside and outside of the workplace, and canceling student loan debt is a necessary part of that."

Kenny Stancil ·

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