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As President Obama leaves Pennsylvania Avenue, his former US Senate colleague is singing his praises. On the Senate floor, Durbin credited Obama with taking on the recession head on shortly after his Presidency began.


 

In particular, Durbin cited the President's support of the auto industry.
 


 

Durbin also credited the President with reducing predatory lending practices, something often linked to the foreclosure crisis early in his tenure. 

 
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