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Friday, May 11
2012, 4:39 PM
President Obama's advance team might want to do a little more fact checking next time they send...
President Obama's advance team might want to do a little more fact checking next time they send the president out with the housing crisis' latest "victims" to tout home refinance. The president visited a Nevada couple on Friday, describing them as “responsible” homeowners who owe more on their mortgage than it's currently worth. The fact is, the couple did a cash-out refinance in 2007, borrowing $178K off the equity in the home. Had they not taken that money out, and continued paying on the original mortgage, they would not be underwater today.