46 Members of Congress have outstanding student debt, new study finds

They want to legislate over government spending and education - but they can't even pay their own bills

by Phoenix on 13 February 2013 22:03

Forty-six members of the United States Congress still hold significant student debt, revealed a new study conducted by the Center for Responsive Politics reveals.

Names on the list include incoming Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D) and Utah Sen. Mike Lee (R).

Despite being an alumna, and previously employed as a professor at Harvard Law, Sen. Warren still owes between $15,000 and $50,000 to the school. Four members of the House Education subcommittee dealing with higher education, and two members of the Senate Education Committee, are also on the list.

Another prominent member of Congress, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) began his senate term with over $100,000 in student debt, but has since paid it off.  

Read more at CampusReform

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