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Kery Murakami

Kery Murakami covered Congress for The Washington Times.

Articles by Kery Murakami

In this Friday, June 1, 2018,, file photo, graduates are silhouetted against the green landscape as they line up to receive their diplomas at Berkshire Community College's commencement exercises at the Shed at Tanglewood in Lenox, Mass. Critics of traditional four-year degree programs say grads leave burdened with student loans and no clear path to a career. But experts say the four-year degree is still a good investment since it leads to higher overall lifetime earnings compared to workers without a degree. (Gillian Jones/The Berkshire Eagle via AP, File)

Biden considers extending break from repaying student loans

The Biden administration is considering whether to continue excusing about 40 million Americans from making payments on their student loans during the pandemic, an Education Department spokeswoman confirmed to The Washington Times. Published December 22, 2021

President Joe Biden speaks as he announces that he is nominating Jerome Powell for a second four-year term as Federal Reserve chair, during an event in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington, Nov. 22, 2021. Environmental groups are incensed that President Biden went back on his campaign promise to not allow oil and gas companies to drill on more public lands. He even auctioned off the rights to explore for fuel on more than 80 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico in November. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Biden on green group’s naughty list, gets taunted for ‘Oily Christmas’

Environmental groups are incensed that President Biden went back on his campaign promise to not allow oil and gas companies to drill on more public lands. He even auctioned off the rights to explore for fuel on more than 80 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico in November. Published December 21, 2021