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DeVos may only partially eliminate debt of defrauded students: AP
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The Obama administration wiped away student loan debt for students who attended now-defunct for-profit colleges

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Trump Vows to Wipe Out Puerto Rico’s Debt. Can He Do That?
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Such a move would cheer the U.S. territory’s residents but could send a chill through Wall Street, where investors have fought to get paid back.

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Gallup: Congress Approval Rating Still 16 Percent
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Congress’ approval rating remains at 16 percent this month, despite President Donald Trump making a deal with Democrats to extend the debt ceiling, according to Gallup.

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2 things happened this week that should really worry Republicans
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Amid the wall-to-wall coverage of Hurricane Irma and President Donald Trump’s stunning debt ceiling deal with Democrats, you almost certainly never heard these two names: Charlie Dent and Dave Reichert.

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WATCH:  Trump joins Democrats to raise debt ceiling for hurricane relief
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“The View” co-hosts discuss the president’s decision.

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DeMint: Trump Deal With Dems a 'Betrayal'
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Former GOP Sen. Jim DeMint says President Donald Trump’s decision Wednesday to back a plan by Democrats on a short-term debt-ceiling increase is a “betrayal’ of Republican principles.

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House to vote on Hurricane Harvey aid measure
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The Senate is expected to attach a “clean” debt ceiling increase to the bill and send it back to the House

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