21 Apr '12, 7pm

Republicans Think College Students Need More Debt | Care2 Causes

Republicans Think College Students Need More Debt | Care2 Causes

Republican lawmakers looking for yet another way to enrich Wall Street backers at the expense of the middle-class have their sights set to the future, literally. In July the interest rates on student loans, which are taken out by nearly eight million students each year, will double. The Obama administration has begun an all-out push to get Congress to extend the low interest rate on federal student loans, but Republicans are deeply opposed to keeping higher education affordable for most Americans. Or, more accurately, they see resisting the extension as a way to immediately reward their political backers while discouraging middle-class and low-income students from pursuing higher education. Americans currently owe more on student loans than on credit cards with student debt topping $1 trillion for the first time. The Congressional Budget Office has estimated that the one-y...

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