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Warren Says Gov’t Earns Too Much Off Student Loans

Warren Says Gov’t Earns Too Much Off Student Loans

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(Undated) –┬áSenator Elizabeth Warren says the federal government is earning too much off student loans. She says she is shocked by a new report showing the government earned $66 billion from student loans originated between 2007 and 2012. Warren and other like-minded senators say the government should profit less and address the $1.2 billion in outstanding student loan debt they say is hurting families and the economy.

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