Rep. Ron Paul, Texas Republican, said on NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday that he wants to end federal student loans, calling it a failed program that has put students in debt when there are no jobs and when the quality of education has deteriorated. As president, he said he would eliminate five federal agencies. (NBC via Associated Press)

Rep. Ron Paul, Texas Republican, said on NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday that he wants to end federal student loans, calling it a failed program that has put students in debt when there are no jobs and when the quality of education has deteriorated. As president, he said he would eliminate five federal agencies. (NBC via Associated Press)