Pause on federal student loan repayments extended by Biden through Aug. 31

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Joe Biden greets students as a candidate

In this file photo, Joe Biden greets people as he arrives for a campaign event at the Rocklin Conference Center on the campus of Western Iowa Tech Community College Jan. 29, 2020, in Sioux City, Iowa. With five days until the all-important Iowa caucuses, Biden was barnstorming the state in an attempt to win the Democratic presidential nomination. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.