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Courts Stymie Conservative Efforts to Block Biden’s Student Relief Plan

HeadlineOct 21, 2022

Here in the United States, two attempts to block President Biden’s student loan debt relief plan were shut down Thursday. A federal judge in Missouri rejected a case brought by six Republican-led states that argued Biden overstepped his authority by bypassing Congress. Separately, Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett denied a challenge to the plan brought by a right-wing advocacy group. The Biden administration started accepting applications this week for up to $20,000 of individual relief for federal student loans.

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