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Congress Must Address the Student Loan Crisis

Sean McElwee | Posted 09.15.2013 | College
Sean McElwee

This may well be the most short-sighted, ineffective and contemptible Congress in the past fifty years, but can they truly be foolish enough to gamble with the future of America's children.

Debt Ceiling Controversy Resurfacing

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The GOP-controlled House on Wednesday kicked off another session with a protest vote against raising the government's borrowing cap...

House Takes Up Controversial Amendment

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — With the federal government racking up deficits of more than $1 trillion a year and lawmakers paralyzed by political differences, t...