[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2008/images/11/04/art.clinton.unity.gi.jpg caption="Sen. Hillary Clinton met with President-elect Barack Obama Thursday in Chicago sources tell CNN."]CHICAGO (CNN) - President-elect Barack Obama met with New York Sen. Hillary Clinton late Thursday afternoon in Chicago, two sources confirm to CNN.
The meeting was held at the request of Obama.
One of the sources says Clinton went to the meeting because "she knew Obama wanted to talk about whether she would have a role in the administration."
UPDATE:An Obama transition source says the meeting came about through Sen Lindsey Graham, a McCain supporter, and Rahm Emanuel, Obama's new chief of staff. Both men have had a "longstanding relationship," according to the source and worked out the meeting.