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Buttigieg’s high college debt draws attention to the issue

Buttigieg’s high college debt draws attention to the issue

Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press

June 9, 2019


Filed under Nation & World

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg knows firsthand the burden of six-figure student loan debt. He and his husband, Chasten, are far from alone, though, and their personal college indebtedness is helping to keep the issue on the national stage. With loans totaling...

And then there were 20

And then there were 20

Paul Gordon, Contributing Writer

April 29, 2019


Filed under Nation & World

The 2020 Democratic presidential race has already begun and the selection field is up to 20, with more likely to join in ahead of next year’s state primaries. There is a long road until the election a year and a half from now and candidates are on the move to make the short list. Ben Fisher, a contributing writer...

Republican primary contender Bill Weld: Who is he?

Republican primary contender Bill Weld: Who is he?

Gianfranco Ocampo, Contributing Writer

April 29, 2019


Filed under Nation & World

When former two-term Massachusetts Gov. William Weld announced in February that he was forming a presidential exploratory committee, it seemed to indicate that the 73-year-old self-described libertarian would be the first to challenge incumbent President Donald Trump in the 2020 Republican primary. ...

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