Obama Tries to Woo Young Voters With Fallon Appearance

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By BEN FELLER, Associated Press

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Add this to the list of ways the President of the United States woos young voters in an election-year: He slow jams the news.

Obama, appearing on NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" show, joined the comedy host in a popular feature of his program.

The president, looking in the camera, talked earnestly about student interest rates as The Roots, Fallon's hip house band, laid down a rhythm. Then the camera cut to Fallon in the foreground, where he punched up the message in his own way.

[Read: President Tries to Woo Young Voters With Jimmy Fallon Appearance.]

"Now is not the time to make school more expensive for our young people," Obama said. Then Fallon: "Ohhhh yeaahh. You should listen to the president."

The episode was taped during Obama's appearance at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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