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Revealed: The Billionaires Funding the Coup’s Brain Trust

Conservative mega-donors including the DeVoses and Bradleys are pumping big money into the Claremont Institute think tank that fueled Trump’s election-fraud fantasies The Claremont Institute, once a little-known think tank often confused with the liberal-arts college of the same name, has emerged as a driving force in the conservative movement’s crusade to use bogus fraudContinue reading “Revealed: The Billionaires Funding the Coup’s Brain Trust”

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Biden administration grants loan relief to former for-profit college students

The move, which will relieve more than $500 million in debt, marks a step forward in the administration’s effort to clear a backlog of nearly 100,000 claims. The U.S. Education Department said Wednesday it’s erasing student debt for thousands of borrowers who attended a for-profit college chain that made exaggerated claims about its graduates’ successContinue reading “Biden administration grants loan relief to former for-profit college students”

Watchdog: DeVos made at least $225 million while in Trump’s Cabinet

Former Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos reported earning at least $225 million in outside income during her tenure in the Trump administration, according a report by the watchdog Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington. For the record: CREW said the full amount in outside earnings from dividends, interest and rents during her time in the post couldContinue reading “Watchdog: DeVos made at least $225 million while in Trump’s Cabinet”