PBS NewsHour

Student Loans: the Politics, Pitfalls and Payoffs

Clip: 04/27/2012 | 10m 34s

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.

Aired: 04/27/12

Rating: NR

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