Jun 11, 2014 — The bill was shot down days after President Obama urged Congress to help ease the burden of student loan debt. It would have required a higher tax on the wealthy.
Jul 17, 2013 — There's a bipartisan plan now from the Senate, The Associated Press reports. Loan rates doubled on July 1. Under the still-evolving deal, rates would go up much less. But they would rise in later years if the economy picks up.
Apr 25, 2012 — The "Barackness Monster," as Jimmy says, was part of the late night host's latest rapping of the news. This time the subject was the cost of student loans.