Wednesday, December 12, 2012 3:10 am
Obama to speak with mayors, community leaders
The Associated Press
The call will focus on growing the economy, preventing an income tax increase on middle-class families and finding ways to reduce the deficit.
So far, a compromise with Republicans to prevent economy-damaging tax increases on the middle class at year's end has been elusive.
In the morning, the president will receive his daily briefing in the Oval Office.