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July 5, 2013

Congress must fix its student loan mess

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Not only is that bad for students; it’s bad for the economy. The more student loan debt we pile onto our college graduates, the less money they’ll have to spend on homes, cars and other consumer goods.

Ideally, lawmakers from both parties would come to their senses and find a long-term solution that doesn’t involve annual standoffs and deadline crises. In lieu of that, we’d settle for freezing the rates again until 2014.

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