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As Dem Senators Tackle College Costs, A #tbt Post With Their Graduation Pics

To call attention to our legislation to give Americans a #fairshot at a higher education by being able to refinance their student debt, a number of us Democratic Senators have released photos of ourselves back when we were graduating from high school or college.

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1. The common theme here seems to be different hair. Or in Pat Leahy’s case – hair.

So you want a graduation pix? ‘Hair you go’! #tbt @saintmichaels Class of � #fairshot #DegreesNotDebt

Sen. Patrick Leahy@SenatorLeahy

So you want a graduation pix? ‘Hair you go’! #tbt @saintmichaels Class of � #fairshot #DegreesNotDebt

11:06 AM - 15 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

2. I’m struck with how young we all look, except for Bob Casey who looks exactly the same.

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4. Tammy Baldwin graduated from Smith in 1984, and it appears she was presented with the very first iPad.

Check out the #tbt pic & let Washington know everyone deserves a #fairshot at a college education-TB #HigherEdNotDebt

Sen. Tammy Baldwin@SenatorBaldwin

Check out the #tbt pic & let Washington know everyone deserves a #fairshot at a college education-TB #HigherEdNotDebt

10:28 AM - 15 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

5. Evidently the people in Tom Harkin’s 1962 photo from Iowa State University went on to form the advertising firm in Mad Men.

#TBT '62 pic at @IowaStateU is reminder that we must give all students a #fairshot at higher ed. Can you find me?

Tom Harkin@SenatorHarkin

#TBT '62 pic at @IowaStateU is reminder that we must give all students a #fairshot at higher ed. Can you find me?

12:22 PM - 15 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

6. Jeff Merkley is tall, but in his high school graduation photo, I think he looks like one of those 7’1” guys who was immediately recruited by a Division I basketball program.

All high school grads deserve a #FairShot at higher ed. #TBT: Me in 1974 w/ H.S. diploma in hand & ready for college.

Senator Jeff Merkley@SenJeffMerkley

All high school grads deserve a #FairShot at higher ed. #TBT: Me in 1974 w/ H.S. diploma in hand & ready for college.

4:51 PM - 15 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

7. Dianne Feinstein’s photo is just a beautiful shot.

I’ve been fighting to give students a #fairshot since serving as @Stanford student body vice president. #tbt

Sen Dianne Feinstein@SenFeinstein

I’ve been fighting to give students a #fairshot since serving as @Stanford student body vice president. #tbt

5:31 PM - 15 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

8. Chuck Schumer’s is a fair shot. Get it? Fair shot?

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9. As you can see, Jack Reed and I both graduated from West Point. Wait. I got that wrong.

#TBT to my @WestPoint_USMA graduation in '71. Today’s students deserve a #fairshot at an affordable college education

Senator Jack Reed@SenJackReed

#TBT to my @WestPoint_USMA graduation in '71. Today’s students deserve a #fairshot at an affordable college education

7:28 AM - 15 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

10. I think Barbara Mikulski’s graduation photo is the most elegant. In fact, I asked Barbara to track down the photographer for my campaign.

#TBT My senior yr at Mount Saint Agnes in Baltimore. Everyone deserves a #fairshot at higher education.

Barbara Mikulski@SenatorBarb

#TBT My senior yr at Mount Saint Agnes in Baltimore. Everyone deserves a #fairshot at higher education.

2:59 PM - 15 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

11. Frankly, I think Harry Reid is the coolest looking of any of us. Which, of course, is why he’s the Leader.

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13. I give Bob Menendez the award for the most interesting choice. Instead of a picture giving us some idea of what he looked like when he was young, he gave us an early campaign photo of him attempting to look old.

#CollegeAffordability & #StudentAid=top priorities for me.#TBT to my (embarrassing) 91 pamphlet showing my commitment

Sen. Robert Menendez@SenatorMenendez

#CollegeAffordability & #StudentAid=top priorities for me.#TBT to my (embarrassing) 91 pamphlet showing my commitment

9:48 AM - 15 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

14. Elizabeth Warren graduated from high school when she was only 16. But that’s not a diploma in her hand. It’s an early draft of her proposal for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

We need to pass #BankOnStudents so kids can refinance student debt & have a #fairshot at an education #TBT

Elizabeth Warren@SenWarren

We need to pass #BankOnStudents so kids can refinance student debt & have a #fairshot at an education #TBT

9:36 AM - 15 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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