College Costs Emerge as Campaign Issue

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How to make college more affordable has emerged as a major domestic policy debate between President Bush and his Democratic challenger, Sen. John Kerry. According to recent polls, Americans rank education — and growing concern about the rising cost of college — as one of the most important domestic issues. NPR's Anthony Brooks reports.



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