With Elections Looming, Democrats Mobilize on Student Debt

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Sen. Elizabeth A. Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat, has introduced a bill that would allow borrowers to refinance existing student loans at the lower interest rates now available to new borrowers.
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With the midterm elections only five months away, Democrats in Congress are turning their attention to an issue that's likely to energize the party’s base: student debt.

Next week, lawmakers plan to take up a bill that would allow borrowers to...

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