President Delivers College Commencement Address

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President Obama delivers the commencement address at Barnard College, where he’ll share the stage with Evan Wolfson, the founder of the pro-gay group Freedom to Marry. Later on Monday, he’ll appear as a guest on The View. His remarks come after Gov. Mitt Romney briefly reaffirmed his opposition to gay marriage on Saturday while addressing Liberty University, considered a conservative and Christian university. via Huffingtontpost

House GOP To back lower student loan rates [vid]

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House Republicans are looking to rain on President Barack Obama’s student loan parade.   Wait, so what is happening? Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) announced Wednesday that the House will vote on a bill to keep government-subsidized student loan rates from doubling for the next year, a tactic aimed at blunting Obama’s attempt to paint the GOP as deaf to the concerns of college students.   How Do Republicans Want To Pay For… Read More