The payments are set to resume at the end of September unless the White House acts.
The Biden administration is approving 18,000 loan forgiveness claims from former students of ITT Technical Institute.
The senator and Rep. Pramila Jayapal are introducing legislation modeled after President Biden’s campaign proposals.
The action targets a loan forgiveness program that aims to help people with disabilities but that critics say carries overly burdensome rules.
The $1.9 trillion stimulus package dramatically expands tax credits for families, bolsters unemployment benefits and reduces taxes on student loan debt.
Top Democrats are urging the president to go big. He's not so sure.
The White House is “reviewing” what the president can do unilaterally as progressives step up their lobbying.
Cancelling student loans would certainly make a lot of borrowers happy. What other effects would it have?
The executive order pertaining to federal loans is one of many actions the president planned to take immediately following his inauguration.
In a conversation with newspaper columnists, the president-elect was skeptical of a plan for him to cancel $50,000 worth of student debt per person.
Our culture continually celebrates women for who they are and what they do for everyone else.
Progressives are pushing Joe Biden to move to eliminate student debt on his first day as president and thus stimulate the economy.
Millennials were economically fragile before the recession.
The presumptive Democratic nominee is moving to the left, not the center, and proposing student debt relief as a way to win over Sanders voters.
"The best way we can say thanks is to erase this enormous financial burden ... a cost that was required to fight and win this war."
The student debt crisis has ballooned over the years and two presidential candidates, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Elizabeth Warren are trying to slove the problem.
The Democratic candidate had released a plan to wipe out student debt for most borrowers. Now she's saying how she would do it on her first day in office.
The case proves it's possible to discharge student loans in bankruptcy.
The proposal would make public college tuition-free for families earning up to $100,000.
The federal student loan system is "fundamentally broken," A. Wayne Johnson said.