President-elect Obama has urged President Bush to take action on an economic stimulus package during their meeting today, NBC reports. He also discussed help for automakers and housing.

“A source familiar with today’s White House meeting tells NBC News that President-elect Obama focused on three economic issues during his conversations with President Bush this afternoon. The top topics: a stimulus package in the lame duck session, aid to the auto industry, and help for homeowners with adjustible-rate mortgages in order to prevent more foreclosures.”

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