- May 25, 2002
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Top congressional leaders from both parties, including Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama and Republican nominee John McCain, met with President Bush and key Cabinet officers at the White House today to try to close a deal on a massive rescue package for the U.S. financial system, but the meeting broke up without any sign of agreement.
The late-afternoon gathering came hours after House and Senate negotiators emerged from a closed-door meeting and said they had reached an accord on basic principles governing a plan that they hoped to pass soon but that was running into stiff resistance from some congressional Republicans