Will Bunch: ‘The most relief to the most people’: Sen. Warren’s plea for wiping out $50,000 in student debt

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

Sen. Elizabeth Warren may have entered politics as a Harvard Law professor, but her case for a massive elimination of up to $50,000 in debt for America’s 45 million student-loan holders is deeply rooted in a different discipline: math. “It was not just a random number — it was a number to get the most relief to the most people,” the Massachusetts Democrat and 2020 presidential candidate told me in a phone interview Wednesday, racing between votes on a busy day on Capitol Hill. With her trademark professorial patience and always backed up by the data, Warren made her pitch for a massive assault…

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