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Obama, Biden To Meet With Dem, GOP Congressional Leaders

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) will join Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) at the meeting. 

The White House said that Obama "will make clear the need for Congress to act to pay our bills, and reopen the government," while stressing that he will "not pay a ransom for Congress reopening the government and raising the debt limit."