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Judge Orders That Department of Education Cannot Resume Issuing Borrower Defense Denials Without Notifying Court and Borrowers | Press Release

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Biden Administration Can Cancel Student Debt On Day One | Press Release

As President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris begin their transition to taking office in January, the Project on Predatory Student Lending is restating the President’s authority to cancel student loan debt for millions of students and families across the country. This action does not require Congress’s approval and can be taken on day one of taking office.

What a Joe Biden presidency means for taxes, health care, housing, student debt — and another COVID-19 stimulus package | MarketWatch

Joe Biden was projected Saturday to become the nation’s next president, according to the Associated Press, after campaigning on an ambitious domestic agenda he hopes will improve voters’ finances and invigorate an economy battered by the coronavirus pandemic. Tax hikes for the rich, broadened health care coverage and student loan forgiveness were some of the projects on candidate Biden’s to-do list.

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Could Biden Cancel Some Student Debt Through Executive Action? | Forbes

While President-Elect Biden begins preparing for his transition to the White House in January, advocates for student loan borrowers are already pressing him to take quick action on student loan debt once he takes office — even if it means bypassing Congress.

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Student Debt Cancellation Tests Progressives’ Sway Under Biden | Bloomberg Government

Joe Biden embraced progressive demands for student debt cancellation after he won the Democratic nomination. Whether he agrees to use executive authority to grant loan relief will test how much influence progressives hold in his administration.

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Statement on Senate Resolution to Cancel Student Debt | Press Release

Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer and Senator Elizabeth Warren proposed a Resolution calling on the President to cancel up to $50,000 in federal student loan debt for 43 million Americans. The Senators cite a Project on Predatory Student Lending legal analysis which outlines the President’s legal authority to direct the Secretary of Education to cancel student loan debt.