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Posted: 04/24/2012 11:35 pm Updated: 04/25/2012 1:31 am

On Wednesday night, President Barack Obama did what no president has done before: He slow jammed the news with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots on "Late Night."

Stepping in for regular news jammer Brian Williams, Obama slow jammed one of his policy positions over the smooth vamping of house band The Roots.

"I'm President Barack Obama, and I, too, would like to Slow Jam the News," said Obama before taking his place on a stool and laying out his agenda.

"What we said is simple: Now is not the time to make school more expensive for our young people," Obama said to wild applause from the college crowd at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.

Fallon then stepped in to offer some slow jam support. "You should listen to the President," he crooned. "Or as I like to call him, the Preezy of the United Steezy."

Watch as Obama tries to stifle his laughter in the background.

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Game over, see you in 2016.

houseofd: Game over, see you in 2016.

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Coolest. President. EVER!

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33 minutes ago ( 2:33 AM)

All he did was talk like he normally did. You all are acting like 12 year old girls greeting the Beatles when they arrived in America in 64.

pat24: All he did was talk like he normally did. You

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StillMadMatt: Class and humor. Obama 2012.

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33 minutes ago ( 2:33 AM)

The Republicans (i.e., FOX, et. al.) are going to explode over this. Sorry, guys. You picked a Ken doll with half the intellect of Obama.

AnimalLover6: The Republicans (i.e., FOX, et. al.) are going to explode

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Very cool. Commander and Hip Chief.

mcnote5150: Very cool. Commander and Hip Chief.

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37 minutes ago ( 2:29 AM)

This was an excellent show and the President did a marvelous job. It was so uplifting to watch and to hear the cheers of the students. Awesome..

annyp: This was an excellent show and the President did a

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38 minutes ago ( 2:28 AM)

You think Obama is cool. Watch this president. This guy has true talent -

Teacher_Trish: You think Obama is cool. Watch this president. This guy

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42 minutes ago ( 2:24 AM)

I like the man, but until he decides to uphold his oath of office he has no place being president. I don't care if Bush did it first, the Bill of Rights is not optional.

Sentinel_of_the_Republic: I like the man, but until he decides to uphold

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46 minutes ago ( 2:20 AM)

Behold....Obama's "Clinton plays sax on the Arsinio Show" moment. Only ten times cooler, and ten times more effective. Did I say ten? I meant a billion!!!!!!! Well done sir! The radio goons are going to be appaplecctic about this tomorrow and come off like total buffoons. Should be fun.

timregler: Behold....Obama's "Clinton plays sax on the Arsinio Show" moment. Only

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48 minutes ago ( 2:18 AM)

OK, I'm going back for my third replay... its that good.

katocat: OK, I'm going back for my third replay... its that

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They make student loans seen somehow sexy......very well played !!

Virtual_Lib: They make student loans seen somehow sexy......very well played !!

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Try as I might, I can't imagine Mitt Romney doing this.

JLGreenlee: Try as I might, I can't imagine Mitt Romney doing

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He might try, but he could never pull it off.

SubgeniusMustHaveSlack: He might try, but he could never pull it off.

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29 minutes ago ( 2:38 AM)

I think he's going to try next week. Or soon, at the least. Should be hilarious to watch the Ice Mormon do a public melt-down.

totalliberal: I think he's going to try next week. Or soon,

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1 hour ago ( 2:01 AM)

What an idyut. He's mocking the office. This dude is the first and the LAST!

TurnSeiki: What an idyut. He's mocking the office. This dude is

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43 minutes ago ( 2:23 AM)

Ahh there you are. I was wondering when the lemons would arrive.

Frenchie08: Ahh there you are. I was wondering when the lemons

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Tight wad, learn to have fun.

BVictor1: Tight wad, learn to have fun.

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21 minutes ago ( 2:45 AM)

He couldn't do that if he went to college for it.

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1 hour ago ( 2:01 AM)

President Obama and Jimmy Fallon did a great job. Now, let's pair President Obama with a Congress that really wants to keep moving our country in the proper direction. Not one that wants to block his proposals that would help the majority of us.

KissesandHugs1: President Obama and Jimmy Fallon did a great job. Now,

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