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The War for the Youth: Obama to Hammer GOP over Student Loans

Starman3 Wrote: Apr 20, 2012 4:11 PM
When I went to college a few years ago, they had finally brought student loans out of the corrupt hands of government and placed them with the financial institustions. Oblozo has take us full circle. Change the Dope 2012.

As my colleague Kevin Glass reported this morning, President Obama has seen a dramatic 18-point drop in support among youth voters, one of his most enthusiastic blocs. So this week, in an attempt to woo back and reenergize this fleeing demographic, the president will take to the podium to tout a campaign pillar aimed squarely at young people: student loans.

Last month, I wrote about the looming interest rate hike on student loans. They will double on July 1st, from 3.4% to 6.8%, when the 2007 law that temporarily reduced the rates expires. The timing could not...