PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Student and community groups in Philadelphia are demanding President-elect Joe Biden cancel all federal student loan debt. Dozens rallied outside Biden’s transition office in Center City Monday night.
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Organizers say Philadelphia was instrumental in securing Biden’s victory at the polls and he owes the city debt cancellation on day one of his presidency.
President-elect Biden has endorsed canceling $10,000 in federal student debt per borrower.
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