Biden's student loan plan opens a fresh midterm front

Posted on AllSides August 25th, 2022
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President Joe Biden's plan to slash some student loan debt could help millions of borrowers but a decision he spent months wrestling over could also have profound and unpredictable electoral consequences.

The cacophony that followed the administration's Wednesday announcement reflects the high-stakes issue's possible impact on the November midterm elections while also helping to explain the political, cultural and economic evolution of both major parties.

The immediate effect of Biden's executive order, if it survives possible court challenges, will be alleviating some of the burden of debt for graduates who sometimes struggle to make payments or have to delay...

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