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Biden Says He Is Taking a ‘Exhausting Look’ at Pupil Mortgage Aid

WASHINGTON — President Biden mentioned on Thursday that he’s contemplating wiping out some scholar mortgage debt and can make a ultimate determination “within the coming weeks.” “I’m contemplating coping with some debt discount,” Mr. Biden mentioned after a speech within the Roosevelt Room of the White Home. The feedback had been the clearest sign but

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As Oil Soars, OPEC and Its Allies Are Not Prone to Provide Reduction

With the worth of a barrel of oil hovering, officers from OPEC and different producers together with Russia are anticipated to satisfy on Wednesday by teleconference to think about elevating oil output. Analysts don’t anticipate customers coping with excessive gasoline costs to obtain a lot assist from the assembly. The group, often known as OPEC

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Black Farmers Worry Foreclosures as Debt Aid Stays Frozen

The authorized limbo has created new and sudden monetary strains for Black farmers, lots of whom have been unable to make investments of their companies given ongoing uncertainty about their debt masses. It additionally poses a political drawback for Mr. Biden, who was propelled to energy by Black voters and now should make good on

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How a Aid Fund for Eating places Picked Winners and Losers

When Congress created a grant program early this yr to assist battered bars and eating places survive the pandemic, one factor was instantly clear: The cash wouldn’t be sufficient. The Restaurant Revitalization Fund contained $28.6 billion, far under the $100 billion that trade teams estimated was wanted. That made the foundations about precedence therapy —

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