Obama to Meet With Democratic Leaders Thursday

Posted September 28, 2010 at 6:28pm

House and Senate Democratic leaders will meet with President Barack Obama on Thursday in their final huddle before lawmakers head home to campaign ahead of the midterm elections, several senior Democratic aides said Tuesday.

Obama will host the top Democrats in a 12:45 p.m. meeting at the White House.

Lawmakers expected to attend the meeting include Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Calif.), House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (Md.), House Majority Whip James Clyburn (S.C.), Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Chris Van Hollen (Md.), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (Nev.), Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (Ill.), Senate Democratic Conference Vice Chairman Charles Schumer (N.Y.) and Senate Democratic Conference Secretary Patty Murray (Wash.).