Betsy DeVos releases more data on student loan debt

Betsy DeVos releases more data on student loan debt

The update to the College Scorecard website adds data from 2,100 programs that offer vocational certificates. It also breaks down average loan amounts by program at schools across the country, showing how much a philosophy major may owe compared to an engineering student at the same college, information previously available only at the school level. More...

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Man in 'border wall suit' tells story of meeting Trump: 'He's not like any other politician'
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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Man in ‘border wall suit’ tells story of meeting Trump: ‘He’s not like any other politician’

A man who wore a “border wall suit” to President Trump’s Pennsylvania rally said getting to meet the president was like an “out-of-body experience” and he never expected it to happen. Trump had More...

Trump's congressional blockade undermined by court ruling
By Boston Journal On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Trump on defense now that Democrats score court win

He made a sweeping point about Congress’ power to hold a President to account — in an argument that will reverberate throughout Trump’s attempt to fend off an oversight offensive. Trump is appealing More...

Former Bernie Sanders staffer sues pro-Sanders organization for racial discrimination
By Boston Journal On Monday, May 20th, 2019
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Former Bernie Sanders staffer sues pro-Sanders organization for racial discrimination

A former Bernie Sanders campaign staffer has filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against the pro-Sanders group, Our Revolution. On “Fox & Friends” Monday, Tezlyn Figaro, who served as director More...

Justin Amash becomes first Republican congressman to call for Trump's impeachment
By Boston Journal On Sunday, May 19th, 2019
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Justin Amash becomes first Republican congressman to call for Trump’s impeachment

Amash’s comments recommending Congress pursue obstruction of justice charges against Trump were the first instance of a sitting Republican in Congress calling for Trump’s impeachment. Amash is a rare More...

DACA ruling by appeals court a setback for Trump administration
By Boston Journal On Saturday, May 18th, 2019
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DACA ruling by appeals court a setback for Trump administration

A federal court of appeals ruled Friday that the Trump administration’s revocation of DACA in 2017 was illegal, overturning a lower court’s ruling. The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia said the More...

Trump's big deals appeal only to his supporters
By Boston Journal On Friday, May 17th, 2019
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Trump offers deals where only he can win

The President’s new immigration blueprint, unveiled with the pageantry of a White House Rose Garden announcement Thursday, has an infinitesimal chance of becoming law. It’s about as likely to fix the More...

Senate confirms Trump pick to 9th Circuit -- but Dems Feinstein, Harris oppose fellow Californian
By Boston Journal On Thursday, May 16th, 2019
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Senate confirms Trump pick to 9th Circuit — but Dems Feinstein, Harris oppose fellow Californian

In a 52-45 party-line vote Wednesday, the Senate confirmed President Trump’s nominee to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. The confirmation of California lawyer Kenneth Lee marked the first time neither home-state More...

Drugs from Canada? Why not, Trump says
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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Drugs from Canada? Why not, Trump says

The President is embracing a controversial Florida proposal to import drugs from Canada, which Republicans have long opposed and many health experts have questioned. The measure — backed by Florida Republicans More...

Montana Gov. Bullock jumps into crowded White House race
By Boston Journal On Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
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Montana Gov. Bullock jumps into crowded White House race

Touting his ability to pass a progressive agenda in a conservative state, Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock of Montana announced his candidacy for president on Tuesday. Bullock, who won re-election to a second term More...