1 in 4 student loan borrowers default within 5 years, study finds

“The problem is that these plans are difficult to enroll in and remain in, which means that for those really looking for this relief, the system is not meeting that need."

Politicians, Dreamers speak out against Trump’s attacks on DACA

Large majority of Americans support Obama's DACA program and its end could mobilize Democrats around immigration like never before.

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New bill would give small businesses tax credits for training workers

Employer-sponsored training fell 42% from 1996 to 2008; Iowa Democrat aims to reverse that trend.

Rep. Slotkin introduces resolution to reaffirm support for partners in fight against ISIS

Alliances take years to develop and are in danger of falling apart with Trump's erratic troop movements.

Rep. Max Rose’s bill would appropriate $20 million for the VA to retrofit existing medical facilities to support the care of women veterans.
How two freshman reps from New York are fighting to help women veterans

Women are the fastest-growing group of veterans, but have long faced barriers when seeking healthcare access at VA medical centers.

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Fight to lower seniors’ healthcare costs hits home for New Jersey’s Andy Kim

His bill aims to raise the eligibility requirements for the Medicare Savings Program.

Congressman Gil Cisneros takes the lead on veterans’ issues

All five pieces of legislation Cisneros has sponsored in 2019 have related to veterans issues.

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