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Cancelling Student Debt Is Easier Than It Sounds

11 days ago   |   By NPR

A little-known provision allows the U.S. education secretary to erase student loan debt without going to Congress. Elizabeth Warren says, if elected president, she would put that provision to use.
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Warren promises to cancel student loan debt using executive powers

Warren promises to cancel student loan debt using executive powers

11 days ago   |   By Politico

Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Tuesday that she would take executive action to cancel most student loans, vowing to sidestep Congress to accomplish a progressive goal that faces stiff opposition from Republicans and even some moderate Democrats. Warren detailed a sweeping new strategy to provide student debt relief to 42 million Americans on “day one” of her administration - which she said could be achieved through a presidential directive under existing law. Both Warren and her chief progressive rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders , have advocated major student loan debt relief plans but Warren took...
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