College Issues Loom Larger in Candidates' Campaign Ads

Romney Presidential Campaign, AP Images

In campaign ads for Mitt Romney, higher education is often seen in terms of student debt and rising tuition, which he cites as failures of the Obama administration.
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Presidential candidates from both parties usually offer support for higher education in broad terms. This year, however, wonky subjects like income-based repayment programs and the interest rate on subsidized federal loans are playing a more...

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