For-Profit Colleges Seek to Bankroll Change in Washington, but It's Not the Kind Obama Had in Mind

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Rep. John Kline, the Minnesota Republican who chairs the House education committee, has sponsored bills and amendments that aim to block the gainful-employment rule and other Obama-era regulations unpopular with for-profits.
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After four years of bruising investigations, negative headlines, and tightened regulation, for-profit colleges appear ready for change in Washington—and not of President Obama's brand.

Over the past year and a half, political-action committees...

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