Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama President Obama tells Birmingham audience his agenda of 'middle-class economics'

Mar 26, 2015
In The News

Speaking to a packed crowd of about 1,800 at Lawson State Community College, President Barack Obama today laid out his plan for more oversight of the payday lending industry and criticized Republican Congressional efforts to weaken or defund his consumer protection agency.

The president's message was well received by a cheering crowd at the southwest Birmingham campus packed largely with students, invited guests and local officials. 

Obama used the visit to Birmingham to promote policies that he said would protect working families, including new proposed regulations for payday lenders.

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