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Sallie Mae Employees Celebrate $5 Billion In Sales In Maui While Student Debt Crisis Tops $1.6 Trillion

Sallie Mae flew 100 employees to Maui in celebration of the company selling $5 billion in student loans to more than 370,000 people. Meanwhile, many Americans dealing with the $1.6 trillion in student loan debt often have to work multiple jobs and sometimes end up declaring bankruptcy to protect what little assets they have left.As the cost of college soars, the nation's largest...

Rep. Elijah Cummings's First Speech From House Floor Is Going Viral After His Death

A 1996 House speech by Rep. Elijah Cummings has been brought back into public consciousness following the news of his death. The Maryland congressman passed away Thursday morning at the age of 68, according to NBC News.The speech shown in the video came shortly after he was sworn into Congress by then-Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich on April 25, 1996. During his first speech from the...