Biden's 'Big 4' Meeting: President Meets Top Congressional Leaders

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President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris meeting with the Republican and Democratic leaders of the House and Senate in the Oval Office on Wednesday.
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President Biden met on Wednesday with Republican and Democratic leaders from both houses of Congress for the first time since taking office, but the discussion appeared to make only modest progress toward resolving disagreements on Mr. Biden’s proposals to spend $4 trillion on infrastructure and families.

The closed-door meeting at the White House included Senator Chuck Schumer, Democrat of New York and the majority leader; Senator Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky and the minority leader; and their counterparts in the House, Speaker Nancy Pelosi of…

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