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Joe Biden Can End The Student Debt Crisis Today. Here’s How.

After promising to cancel student debt for 43 million Americans on the campaign trail, Joe Biden now says he isn't sure if he has the authority. So we asked a Harvard debt expert.

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Joe Biden says he isn’t sure if he has the authority to cancel student debt. Eileen Connor, a debt expert at Harvard Law School, says otherwise.

The burden of student debt impacts the well-being of loan holders and the entire economy. Student debt cancellation is as simple as not asking for borrowed money back. The Project on Predatory Student Lending, directed by Connor, supports over a million student borrowers cheated by for-profit colleges.

She says the law couldn’t be any clearer. He does. He could do it today—and bring immediate relief to over 43 million Americans.

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