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Student Loans and the College First Date

September 28, 2015
 
 

Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts was in Wisconsin Saturday to boost the election chances of fellow Democrat Russ Feingold, a former U.S. senator seeking to return to that position. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel said that she focused on student debt issues, noting that Republicans (including Feingold's opponent, Senator Ron Johnson) have blocked her legislation that would result in lower interest rate options for many borrowers. Feingold also focused on student debt, saying that it was an issue about which he was hearing regularly on the campaign trail. Feingold said one student recently told him that students discuss their debt situations on first dates. "We need a better ice breaker for kids," quipped Feingold.

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