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April 25, 2012 5:33 PM Obama Manages to Make Even Student Loans Interesting

By Daniel Luzer

Continuing his efforts to keep the interest rate on student loans at a low 3.4 percent, President Barack Obama appeared “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” very early this morning.

The president discussed his student loan proposals in the show’s “Slow Jam the News” feature. Observe:

Yea, okay, that’s probably the most interesting discussion of financial aid policy I’ve ever heard.

About 2 million people watched Jimmy Fallon and President Obama’s performance. That’s apparently the show’s highest rating in two years.

Daniel Luzer is the news editor at Governing Magazine and former web editor of the Washington Monthly. Find him on Twitter: @Daniel_Luzer