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Obama to take executive steps on student loans

 President Barack Obama is prepping new executive steps to help Americans struggling to pay off their student debt, and throwing his support behind Senate Democratic legislation with a similar goal but potentially a much more profound impact. Obama on Monday will announce he’s expanding his “Pay As You Earn” program that lets borrowers pay no

Obama promotes college debt refinancing bill

 President Barack Obama used the college commencement season Saturday to get behind Senate Democratic legislation that would let college graduates with heavy debts refinance their loans. The Senate is expected to debate the legislation next week, but it faces significant obstacles. In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama noted the program would be paid