Obama, GOP duel over rising college expenses
Student loans take center stage as average borrower owes $24,000
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President Barack Obama would make tax credits for college expenses permanent and expand Pell grants for students from lower-earning families. The Republican team of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan would emphasize the need to curb rising tuitions and federal education spending that are burdening families and the government. Read more with registration.