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Student Loans: the Politics, Pitfalls and Payoffs

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Ignoring a veto threat by President Obama, House Republicans voted Friday to extend a 2007 provision that halves the rate on Stafford student loans, but the parties are split on how to pay for it. Jeffrey Brown, George Washington University's Sandy Baum and author Anya Kamenetz examine the political debate over college tuition.

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State of the Union 2016

PBS NEWSHOUR offers live coverage of President Obama's speech and the Republican response.

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PBS NewsHour Weekend

Premieres Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 6 p.m. ET.

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