The Biden administration is taking action on student debt by making long overdue changes to the federal student loan forgiveness program. It's taken too long, and the proposed measures are not nearly sufficient to address the problem, but it's a start. Now President Joe Biden, watching his legislative agenda stall, needs to be bolder and forgive as much student loan debt as possible for as many people as possible. It's good politics, and once done, will be hard for Republicans to undo. It's extremely good economics, as student loan debt holds tens of millions of people back. And it's about damn time. [Source]
President Joe Biden's first full day in office Thursday will include an intelligence briefing and a meeting with his administration's Covid-19 team, according to a schedule released by the White House late Wednesday.
Former Vice President Joe Biden, a moderate Democrat who has made his appeal to the disaffected working-class voters who deserted the party in 2016 a key part of his political identity, is set to launch his third run for the White House on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Wednesday he would not run for president in 2016, ending months of indecision and removing one of Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton's biggest potential obstacles to the party's nomination.