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Why Are Obama, McCain Meeting?

Ron Elving takes us through the latest political developments; president-elect Barack Obama and Sen. John McCain are meeting in Chicago Monday. Meanwhile, congressional leaders are deciding whether to keep Sen. Joseph Lieberman as head of Homeland Security.

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Madeleine Brand
Madeleine Brand is the host of NPR’s newest and fastest-growing daily show, Day to Day. She conducts interviews with newsmakers (Iraqi politicians, US senators), entertainment figures (Bernardo Bertolluci, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Ricky Gervais), and the everyday people affected by the news (an autoworker laid off at GM, a mother whose son was killed in Iraq).
Ron Elving
Ron Elving is Senior Editor and Correspondent on the Washington Desk for NPR News, where he is frequently heard as a news analyst and writes regularly for