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Rubio Delves Into Student-Debt Debate Dominated by Democrats

Senator Marco Rubio, a potential 2016 Republican presidential contender, is moving onto the turf of Democrats including President Barack Obama and Senator Elizabeth Warren by offering a proposal to ease the burden of student-loan debt.

The Florida lawmaker today introduced a bill with Senator Mark Warner, a Virginia Democrat, to establish a universal system of federal student loan repayment based on the borrower’s income.