The Biden-Trump rematch, in many ways, has already begun

President Biden was at a Democratic reception in Maryland a few weeks ago when his rhetoric turned toward an increasingly frequent topic — “what Trump is doing and the Trumpers are doing.” An audience member called out, “Lock him up!,” and Biden went on to cite “the new polls showing me beating Trump by six … Read more

Savings window opens: Private student loan interest rates tumble for 10-year fixed-rate loans

Our goal here at Credible Operations, Inc., NMLS Number 1681276, referred to as “Credible” below, is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we do promote products from our partner lenders who compensate us for our services, all opinions are our own. The latest private student loan interest … Read more

Biden administration launches environmental justice office | News, Sports, Jobs

WARRENTON, N.C. — President Joe Biden’s top environment official visited what is widely considered the birthplace of the environmental justice movement Saturday to unveil a national office that will distribute $3 billion in block grants to underserved communities burdened by pollution. Forty years after a predominantly Black community in Warren County, North Carolina, rallied against … Read more

Biden’s mixed record forces some Dems into odd balancing act | News, Sports, Jobs

CINCINNATI (AP) — Democratic House candidate Greg Landsman can tick off how his party’s control of Congress and the White House has benefited his city. The bipartisan infrastructure deal will mean upgrades to the heavily traveled highway bridge linking Cincinnati with its airport and northern Kentucky while bolstering a vital westside viaduct. COVID-19 relief funding … Read more

Secretary of State Antony Blinken on President Biden’s Taiwan remarks – 60 Minutes

Secretary of State Antony Blinken came to his interview with 60 Minutes after meeting China’s foreign minister. China has been raising pressure on the democratic island of Taiwan, which President Biden pledged to defend with force in a conversation with 60 Minutes last week. “China has acted increasingly aggressively when it comes to Taiwan,” Blinken … Read more

Joe Guzzardi: Biden Administration May Intervene Over Florida, Texas Immigration | Opinions

Hillary Clinton (Yale Law School 1973) said on MSNBC that sending 50 illegal immigrants to Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, was “literally human trafficking” by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (Harvard Law School ’05). MSNBC co-host Joe Scarborough (University of Florida Law School ’90) accused DeSantis of using innocent people as political pawns. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas (Harvard … Read more

Student loan forgiveness 2022: 100K borrowers eligible so far under new public service rules

WASHINGTON — The Department of Education said Wednesday that it has so far identified 100,000 borrowers who are eligible for student debt cancellation due to the changes the agency made to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program in October. The cancellations for those people are expected to total about $6.2 billion in federal student debt … Read more

Just a Bailout, Not a Solution (Gwen Moritz Commentary) | Arkansas Business News

We were unable to send the article. Through a combination of good luck and good planning, I have avoided any personal experience with student loans. My parents paid for my education, my in-laws paid for my husband’s, and we set money aside every single month for 20 years so we could pay it forward for … Read more

‘He got our tortoise a part in Taming of the Shrew’: Alan Rickman remembered by Emma Thompson, Eddie Izzard and more | Alan Rickman

‘From furnishings to sausages, his taste was impeccable’Emma Thompson The most remarkable thing about the first days after Alan died was the number of actors, poets, musicians, playwrights and directors who wanted to express their gratitude for all the help he’d given them. I don’t think I know anyone in this business who has championed … Read more