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Student loan borrowers refuse to pay, prod Biden to pony up more debt forgiveness in election year

Posted on AllSides January 19th, 2024
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Americans saddled with student debt are boycotting their repayments to increase election-year pressure on President Biden to keep his promise of more loan forgiveness.

Since the federal government stopped a three-year “pandemic pause” on student loan repayments in October, only 40% of borrowers have paid all their monthly obligations. Meanwhile, 35% have made some payments and 25% haven’t made any, an survey found.

One in 10 student loan borrowers said they have been skipping their payments intentionally to pressure Mr. Biden to cancel more debt, the survey found. Dissatisfaction...

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