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Lawsuits Threaten Biden’s Debt-Relief Plan

The Biden administration is contending with four lawsuits while preparing for the rollout of its ambitious debt-relief program.

Biden Won’t Forgive Privately Held Federal Loans

In another development, six states sue the Biden administration over the loan-forgiveness plan.

Lawsuit Seeks to Block Biden’s Debt-Relief Plan

The Pacific Legal Foundation is suing to block the Biden administration’s debt-relief plan. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in a U.S...

The Legal Dilemma on Student Debt Relief

Republicans say Biden’s student debt-relief plan is illegal, but they are struggling to find a plaintiff with standing to make a case against the president’s use of executive authority.
President Biden and Education Secretary Miguel Cardona

Inside Biden’s Debt Relief Plan

The president announced a plan expected to impact 95 percent of the 43 million federal student loan borrowers. Democrats call the announcement a win for low- and middle-income Americans. Republicans question its legality.

Finding the Sweet Spot on Student Loan Forgiveness

President Biden has yet to deliver on his campaign promise to forgive at least some student loan debt. Doing so would be a big win for key voting blocs heading into the midterms, but some are hoping for more forgiveness than others.