President Barack Obama will attempt to set the tone for the 2012 budget in a speech outlining his plan to reduce the federal deficit on Wednesday afternoon at George Washington University. But first, he's invited Congressional leaders to the White House for a morning preview.
The inclusive move comes after Congressional Democrats expressed feeling left out of the loop — many first learned about the president's plans the way the rest of the country did, watching Sunday morning television. But not much is expected to come out of the meeting.
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