Lobbyist defends a bank that went after a family after their mom died, gets a time-out from senator

When you file for bankruptcy, you can often get debt forgiven or restructured. But if you have student loans, some nice lobbyists have made sure they are not part of that deal. A mom with $100k in student loan debt died, and her children went into the care of their grandparents, who were then saddled with their dead child's debt and had no way to get the debt forgiven. Sen. Elizabeth Warren decided to ask one of the top lobbyists who run a consumer bank lobbying organization (for the banks, not the consumers) how and when he's going to fix that. It didn't go well for the banker. Especially at 5:20.

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"The issue on the table..."

Two of Hamilton's most beloved numbers are the Cabinet Battles between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson. In Cabinet Battle #1, the issue on the table was Hamilton's national financial plan. In Cabinet Battle #2, the issue was whether to provide France assistance in their revolutionary war.

But there was a third rap battle written for the show, which was cut due to time and because it didn't actually move the plot along. The issue on the table for Cabinet Battle #3? Slavery.

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