"Who does Washington work for?" asked Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., after her bill that would let people refinance student debt was shot down Wednesday.
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June 11, 2014 The bill was shot down days after President Obama urged Congress to help ease the burden of student loan debt. It would have required a higher tax on the wealthy.
July 17, 2013 There's a bipartisan plan now from the Senate, The Associated Press reports. Loan rates doubled on July 1. Under the still-evolving deal, rates would go up much less. But they would rise in later years if the economy picks up.
President Obama took to the mic with Jimmy Fallon (at left) to slow jam the news about student loans.
April 25, 2012 The "Barackness Monster," as Jimmy says, was part of the late night host's latest rapping of the news. This time the subject was the cost of student loans.
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