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Barack Obama Visits Jay Leno, Defends AIG Decision

On Thursday, Barack Obama became the first sitting president ever to appear on the Tonight Show.

Supporters spent hours camped outside of Leno's studio just to catch a glimpse of the president as he passed by.

During the interview, Obama answered tough questions about AIG and the state of the U.S. economy, and at one point incited a bit of controversy when he made a joke about the Special Olympics.

NBC reports:

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