Obama, McCain to Meet Monday

Former rivals to meet, plan how best to work together
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 14, 2008 11:10 AM CST
Obama, McCain to Meet Monday
The entrance to the Obama Headquarters in Chicago, Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008. John McCain will be visiting the glass and steel building, but not as a competitor, on Monday.   (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

President-elect Barack Obama will sit down with former rival John McCain in Chicago on Monday, their first meeting since Election Day. The two will be joined by Obama chief of staff Rahm Emanuel and McCain confidant Lindsay Graham, the AP reports. No word on a specific agenda.

"It's well known that they share an important belief that Americans want and deserve a more effective and efficient government, and will discuss ways to work together to make that a reality," said Obama spokesperson Stephanie Cutter. (More Barack Obama stories.)

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