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Obama calls for more rights for struggling student borrowers
Obama calls for more rights for struggling student borrowers

President Obama urged student borrowers Tuesday to stand up for their rights, and announced a medley of modest steps to bring some order to a notoriously chaotic system. Obama unveiled his "student aid bill of rights" before a gymnasium packed with nearly 10,000 students at Georgia Tech in Atlanta, where he said the nation must mobilize to bring about deeper changes to student loans. Not only should every American be able to afford college, Obama said, they also should be able to afford the loan payments that kick in once they graduate. "We're trying to tackle this problem from every angle," Obama said. "We want to make this experience more affordable,...

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