November 5th, 2010
04:42 AM ET
8 years ago

POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Friday, November 5, 2010

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CNN: Obama vows to 'move American people's agenda forward'
President Barack Obama has invited congressional leaders from both parties to join him in a meeting to discuss what to do in the waning days of the current Congress, vowing Thursday that it will "not be just a photo-op." "I want us to talk substantively about how to move the American people's agenda forward," Obama said. The meeting is set for November 18, Obama said, following elections Tuesday in which his Democratic Party lost control of the House of Representatives and saw its Senate majority reduced. Current members of Congress keep their jobs until the end of the year in what's known as the "lame-duck" session.


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