Obama and Romney Agree College Loan Costs Should be Kept Down

By Scott Sarvay

April 24, 2012 Updated Apr 24, 2012 at 11:23 AM EST

WASHINGTON (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - President Obama is on a blitz to keep the cost of college loans from soaring for millions of students.

He's wooing young voters and taking his message on the road Tuesday to campuses in North Carolina, Colorado and Iowa - three states strategically important to his re-election bid.

However, his presumptive republican opponent Mitt Romney found a way to steal some thunder from the President's campaign argument: he agreed with it.

The competitors are now on record for freezing the current interest rates on a popular federal loan for poorer and middle-class students.

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