Obama struggles to get Republicans on board with reform bill

President Barack Obama met with congressional leaders to discuss legislation to overhaul the financial-regulatory system, but the meeting failed to improve the outlook for the bill. Republican lawmakers emerged from the meeting, which included Democratic leaders, criticizing the Democrats' proposal. "If you need to know one thing about this bill, it's that it would make it official government policy to bail out the biggest Wall Street banks," said Mitch McConnell, Senate Republican leader.

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