White House Announces Plan to Ease Student Loans

Noting that it took President Obama 10 years to pay back his student loans, White House officials today announced a new presidential initiative aimed at helping others pay back the cost of their higher educations. Student loans have overtaken credit cards as the nation's largest source of debt.

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A recent federal study projects government health care spending nearly doubling to some $2 trillion by 2017. It puts lots of blame on aging...