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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Statement by the Press Secretary

On Monday, the President and Vice President will hold meetings at the White House with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to discuss the status of the negotiations to find common ground on a balanced approach to deficit reduction.  The meeting with the Majority Leader will take place in the morning and the meeting with the Minority Leader will take place in the early evening.