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Katherine Burkhart

Congress' Student Loan Fix Won't Help Students Most In Need | Katherine Burkhart | Posted 08.07.2013 | College

WASHINGTON -- Regardless of whether Congress can pass legislation to address the rise in interest rates on federally subsidized student loans, it will...

Shahien Nasiripour

Why The Student Loan Deal Is Bad News For Students (INFOGRAPHIC) | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

College students and their families are set to enjoy lower borrowing costs this fall at the expense of future borrowers under a measure approved by Co...

White House Praises Student Loan Deal Opposed By Warren

AP | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is applauding a bipartisan Senate vote to make it less expensive for college students to borrow money for classes...

Senate Passes Student Loan Deal

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Borrowing for tuition, housing and books would be less expensive for college students and their parents this fall but the costs cou...

Shahien Nasiripour

White House Twists Arms To Defuse Student Loan Implosion | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics

The White House is scrambling to keep a preliminary deal on student loan interest rates from imploding, people familiar with the efforts said Tuesday,...

Shahien Nasiripour

White House, Senators Reach Student Loan Deal Decried By Elizabeth Warren | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 07.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan Senate accord supported by the White House to overhaul the federal student loan program is forecast to boost government pro...

Senate Reaches Bipartisan Student Loan Deal

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Heading off a costly increase for returning college students, a bipartisan group of senators reached a deal Wednesday that would of...

It's College Students vs. the Corporate Machine -- and the Machine's Winning

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

That's how the Corporate Machine works. Colleges and universities are there to generate its "inputs," intellectual and human, not to advance our collective understanding and knowledge.

Shahien Nasiripour

Student Loan Deal Makes Future Borrowers Pay For Today's Lower Rates | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of senators struck a deal late Wednesday to overhaul the federal student loan program, tying interest rates on new lo...

Congress Isn't Doing Enough To Help Students, Experts Say

SmartMoney | AnnaMaria Andriotis | Posted 06.27.2012 | Money

SmartMoney: Congress may be close to reaching a last-minute deal to stop interest rates on popular federal student loans from doubling – but expe...

Senate Leaders Reach Agreement On Student Loans

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 08.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate's top Democrat and Republican said Tuesday that they've reached a deal that would prevent interest rates on college loan...