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In this May 20, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., left, is introduced by his husband Chasten Buttigieg, right, during a fundraiser at the Wynwood Walls, in Miami. Buttigieg knows firsthand the burden of six-figure student loan debt. He and his husband have loans of more than $130,000, placing them in the ranks of the 43 million Americans who owe federal student debt.

Buttigieg’s high college debt draws attention to the issue

Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press June 9, 2019

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...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a campaign rally Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Salt Lake City.

Warren unveils $640 billion college debt forgiveness plan

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press April 22, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democrat Elizabeth Warren is proposing the elimination of existing student loan debt for millions of Americans, part of a sweeping set of education funding proposals announced as...

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