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Obama weighs college tuition as a president and a dad
Obama weighs college tuition as a president and a dad

He's getting sappy on college campuses, wringing his hands about his tuition savings plan and waxing nostalgic about his own years as an undergraduate. President Obama is hurtling toward a deadline that looms over him much like the end of his time in office does — the day his first child heads to college. Like other parents, he's thinking about how much it will cost to provide a higher education for his daughter Malia, a high school junior whose recent tour of colleges on the East and West coasts has been hard to hide from social media. Unlike most fathers, though, Obama feels he can do something about it. In this case, the personal experience is clearly informing the...

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