Obama touts housing refinance plan in Reno

There he is expected to tout legislation — a bill in the Senate that appears to be gaining some traction — that reduces barriers for homeowners to refinance their mortgages into lower interest rates.

The state has led the nation in unemployment and foreclosures, although there has been some recovery on that front in recent months.

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Read more on Obama's remarks in Nevada on The Hill's On The Money Blog.