With student Stafford loan interest rates on the verge of doubling, President Barack Obama entered the University of Iowa’s Field House today and urged students to appeal to Congress to extend the rate freeze before it jumps to 6.8 percent in July.
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President Obama visits Aloca in Davenport, a manufacturing plant, as part of his Advanced Manufacturing Partnership tour throughout the United States. He encouraged further development in advanced manufacturing technology at the event.
Take an in-depth look at former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty, the most recent addition to the republican presidential nomination race. Nicknamed T-Paw by his supporters, has spent considerable time in the Hawkeye state.