AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:
President Obama was back on the road talking about the economy today. Lately, he's been taking a trip or two a week all over the country with a different focus each time. Today, he was talking about housing in Phoenix, where the 2008 crash was louder and more painful than in most places. The president laid out some new proposals to help the housing industry, and he described some old ones too.
NPR's Ari Shapiro joins us here. Hi, Ari.
ARI SHAPIRO, BYLINE: Hi, Audie.