President Barack Obama is asking Congress to consider extending a 2007 authorization which enables students to benefit from an especially low interest rate on their loans. Student debt has now topped $1 trillion, the second largest debt after mortgage loans according to figures released by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Reserve.
Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul will pay a visit to his supporters at Cornell University on Thursday, April 19. The event, co-sponsored by the Cornell Libertarians and the Cornell Republicans and entitled “Youth for Ron Paul“, will be held just five days ahead of the New York GOP primary.
In a bid to convince the female population to vote for him in November, President Barack Obama emphasized a couple of days ago that women would be better looked after under a Democratic administration than if the Republicans were in charge. Mr. Obama made his comments during a Forum on Women and the Economy organized by the White House on Friday.