The politics behind your college and how you pay for it

Sara Swann in from the Center for Responsive Politics

With the end of summer fast approaching comes another year of rising college tuition costs and looming student loans.

The student loan industry is a major player in money in politics. Roughly three-quarters of the industry’s contributions for 2016 went to Republican candidates and parties. The student loan industry has allocated more of its contributions to Republicans than Democrats in every cycle since 1996.


About Radnor Reports

Ken Feltman is past-president of the International Association of Political Consultants and the American League of Lobbyists. He is retired chairman of Radnor Inc., an international political consulting and government relations firm in Washington, D.C. Known as a coalition builder, he has participated in election campaigns and legislative efforts in the United States and several other countries.
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