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Both the student loan debate and the sparring over spending cuts are polarizing topics in the highly-partisan Congress and have also underscored one of the key questions of this election cycle. Rep. Karen Bass explains where the burdens of addressing the nation’s fiscal problems should fall – on the middle class or the wealthiest Americans.May.07.2012