Inside Higher Ed: How Student Debt Became a Focus of the Presidential Campaign

By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange

May 18, 2012

In the de facto first week of the general election campaign, Obama and presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney sparred not over health care reform or foreign affairs, but the interest rate on federally subsidized student loans.

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Article Contributors
  • Rick Barthelmas
  • Jill Buban
  • Jane Cudmore
  • Helen Edelman
  • David Henahan
  • Lorraine Klembczyk
  • Michael Mancini
  • Dareth McKenna
  • Vickie Moller
  • Anita Paley
  • Lynn Rohling
  • AmyRuth Tobol
  • Jennifer Ward
  • David White
  • Eric Zencey

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