Democrats in Congress press Biden to extend pause on student loans

By: - July 29, 2022 11:17 am
Activists call on President Biden to not resume student loan payments in February and to cancel student debt near The White House on December 15, 2021, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for We, The 45 Million)

Activists call on President Biden to not resume student loan payments in February and to cancel student debt near The White House on December 15, 2021, in Washington, D.C. In a Thursday letter to President Joe Biden and Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, U.S. Senate and House Democrats argue that due to inflation and an ongoing coronavirus pandemic, student loan borrowers should get an extension on pausing their loan payments. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for We, The 45 Million)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.

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