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Published: Apr 14, 2021 6 min read
Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks during a press conference about student debt
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Roughly 80% of federal student loan borrowers would see their debts completely wiped out if the government cancels $50,000 of student loans.

That’s based on data released Tuesday by Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, based on questions she submitted to the U.S. Department of Education earlier this month.

Warren is a vocal part of a group of Democratic lawmakers and consumer advocates who are pushing the Biden administration to use executive authority to cancel $50,000 of student debt per borrower. President Joe Biden, meanwhile, has said he thinks $50,000 is too large an amount.