In the hours before the Democratic presidential debate in Iowa, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren detailed her latest proposal on how - if elected president - she would forgive federal student loan debt of up to $50,000.
She says she can do it her first day in the White House and without Congress... The U.S. Senator from Massachusetts said she would be able to help about 42 million people with their student debt by using the Department of Education's pre-existing authority, which she says gives the Secretary of Education the power to wipe away loans on its discretion.
Warren has made affordable college a center piece to her campaign as a way to reduce economic inequality..
(SOUNDBITE) ELIZABETH WARREN SAYING (SOT FROM LAST YEAR) "Even if you don't have any student loan debt, you're paying a price for it, because it's now holding back our economy.
Young people are not buying homes at the ages we'd expect, principle reasons student loan debt.
Young people don't start their own businesses" On Tuesday night, Warren will be one of six candidates to take the stage in the final Democratic debate before the Iowa caucuses in early February… National opinion polls show Warren in the top tier but trailing former Vice President Joe Biden and fellow U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders as 12 Democrats remain vying to take on Trump in November…
Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday penned a letter to Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Chapek and chairman Bob Iger concerning the recent theme park layoffs the company made, which officials largely blamed on California for not allowing Disneyland to reopen.
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[NFA] Republican Senators Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of Maine broke ranks with President Donald Trump on his plan to swiftly hold a Senate vote on a potential successor to late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
Wall Street banks and their employees have been leaning further left in recent years, increasing the proportion of cash allocated to Democrats. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has dramatically outpaced Republican President Donald Trump in raising funds from the banking industry ahead of the Nov. 3 election. Rosanna Philpott explains why.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a foodborne outbreak of Listeria has been linked to deli meats. According to Gizmodo, the CDC says the contaminated meat has hospitalized at least ten people in three states and killed one. The outbreak is thought to have started sometime this summer, with all known cases having been confirmed between August 6, 2020 and October 3, 2020. Victims have ranged from ages 40 to 89, with cases in Florida, Massachusetts, and New York.