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From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Audie Cornish.
MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:
And I'm Melissa Block. For the first time since the election, Republican and Democratic congressional leaders came together at the White House and by all accounts, it was time well spent.
REPRESENTATIVE JOHN BOEHNER: We had a very constructive meeting with the president.
SENATOR HARRY REID: So I think it was a very constructive meeting.
UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN: It was a very constructive meeting.