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Colleges in the 2016 Crosshairs

With college tuition continuing to rise and student debt now topping $1 trillion, a growing number of American voters say they’re anxious about paying for college. This “collective angst,” as this article puts it, has pushed college affordability to the forefront of the 2016 presidential campaigns, with Democrats calling for free (or at least “debt free”) college, and Republicans calling for more innovation and efficiency.