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Senator Debbie Stabenow at Oakland Community College's Southfield campus. (Credit: Kathryn Larson/WWJ)

Stabenow Seeks Compromise From Congress On Student Loan Hike

Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow is taking on the fight to retroactively reduce student loan rates that doubled at the first of the month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/08/2013

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Students Sink Further In Debt As Congress Fails To Stop Loan Rate Increase

It’s estimated that more than 40 percent of all college students have government loans and are in debt to the tune of 1.2 trillion dollars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/30/2013

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.  (FIle Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Fed Chair Says Debt Ceiling Must Be Raised To Pay U.S. Bills

Bernanke says it’s very important that Congress raise the debt ceiling so the government can pay its bills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2013

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Opinion: New Beginnings

This New Year ushers in a new Congress and a large Freshman class. Here’s hoping that new faces create needed change on the Hill.

01/04/2013

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Opinion: A Terrible End To A Terrible Congress

Congress refused to vote for relief for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The first Republican President famously said “a house divided against itself cannot stand.” The same holds true for the Republican Party today.

01/04/2013

David Petraeus (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Petraeus Must Testify On Libya

Petraeus must either volunteer to speak as a civilian or Congress must subpoena the former CIA Director to speak to complete the Benghazi puzzle.

11/12/2012

Congressman Gary Peters. (File. WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeill)

Democratic Rep. Peters Wins In Redrawn District

Democratic Rep. Gary Peters has won another term in Congress, defeating Republican John Hauler in a redrawn southeast Michigan district.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2012

U.S. Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Democratic Rep. Conyers Wins 25th Consecutive Term

Democratic Rep. John Conyers has defeated Republican Harry Sawicki to win his 25th term in Congress.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Makes The Case: One-Term Limit Needed For President

President Barack Obama epitomizes the need for a one-term limit for presidents of the United States.

10/23/2012

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McCotter Staffer Pleads In Petition Fraud Scandal

Lori-anne O’Brady, who worked as a scheduler for ex-Congressman Thaddeus McCotter, pleaded no contest to her role in falsifying nominating petitions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/18/2012

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