Democrats Eye Debt-Free College Push in Next Congress

Election Day is still looming, but a group of Democrats has already laid plans to start the next legislative year with a proposal that would allow students to graduate college without debt.

About two dozen congressional Democrats have met for more than a year, with discussions intensifying over the last month. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has also pushed debt refinancing and free tuition at public universities and congressional Republicans are proposing student-loan tax breaks in a bid to woo millennial voters.

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