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    United Negro College Fund

    Michael Lomax talked about the importance of education and the importance of funding education for low-income students of color. In his remarks he criticized the Obama…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Spokesman Jay Carney said, “we are late in the game” regarding the situation in Crimea and the coming Sunday’s referendum vote. He also updated U.S. involvement in…

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    President Obama on College Affordability

    President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama spoke to business and education leaders meeting to discuss new ways to make college more accessible. They outlined initiatives by schools and…

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    Trends in Higher Education Costs

    Doug Lederman talked about the College Board reports on trends in higher education costs and student aid. According to the reports, tuition growth was slowing at colleges, but families…

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    Student Aid Fraud

    Kathleen Tighe talked about her report to Congress that found “fraud rings” were attempting to gain federal student aid money, and she responded to telephone calls and…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about his plan to make college more affordable for the middle class.

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    Richard Fry on the Cost of College

    Richard Fry talked about the cost of college and whether or not college is worth it from a data driven perspective, taking into account earnings for college graduates, various areas of…

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    President Obama Remarks on Education in Scranton, Pennsylvania

    President Obama spoke to students at Lakawanna College about reducing costs of higher education and providing better access to colleges. He said the current system was on “an…

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    Town Hall on Education Policy

    Telephone lines and electronic communications were open for comments on the U.S. education system, including college costs, the federal student loan program, the value of higher education…

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    President Obama Remarks on College Costs in Buffalo, New York

    President Obama talked about price of college tuition and other associated costs. His plan would create a rating system beginning in 2015 to evaluate colleges on tuition, the…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on a military judge’s sentencing of Bradley Manning to a 35-year jail sentence for passing hundreds of thousands of classified military…

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    President Obama Signs Student Loans Bill

    President Obama made remarks upon signing the bipartisan student loans bill, cutting student loan interest rates.

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    President Obama on College Costs in Warrensburg, Missouri

    President Obama spoke at the University of Central Missouri in the second of a series of speeches on the economy. In this portion of his remarks, President Obama said that college…

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    Student Loan Interest Rate

    Rohit Chopra talked about the inability of Congress to reach agreement on student loan interest rates, and his role as Student Loan ombudsman at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, He…

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    Senate Debate on Student Loan Interest Rates

    Senators debated controlling the increase in the interest rates on student loans.

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    Senate Majority Leader Reid on Student Loan Interest Rates

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke about the cost of college and the doubling of interest rates on federal subsidized student loans that took effect on July 1. 2013.

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    Student Loan Interest Rates

    Corey Boles talked via Skype about Senate Democrats' proposal to reverse the doubling of student loan interest rates on July 1, 2013, by returning them to 3.4 percent.

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    House Republican Leaders on Student Loan Interest Rates

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and other House Republican leaders held a news conference on student loan interest rates, which doubled on July 1, 203, due to Congress failing to reach an…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) gave the weekly Republican address. She talked about her party’s efforts to reduce student loan interest rates.

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    College Affordability

    House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) held a question and answer session about college affordability at the Stamp Student Union of the University of Maryland, College Park. Topics…

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