Obama, congressional Democrats to meet on taxes: aide

WASHINGTON Mon Dec 6, 2010 4:42pm EST

Democrat Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin (D-IL) (L) and Republican Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl (R-AZ) discuss the Senate's agenda during the lame duck session on CBS News' ''Face the Nation'' in Washington December 5, 2010. REUTERS/Chris Usher-Face the Nation/Handout

Democrat Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin (D-IL) (L) and Republican Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl (R-AZ) discuss the Senate's agenda during the lame duck session on CBS News' ''Face the Nation'' in Washington December 5, 2010.

Credit: Reuters/Chris Usher-Face the Nation/Handout

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic leaders in the Congress will meet later on Monday with President Barack Obama to discuss efforts to pass legislation this year extending Bush-era tax cuts, according to a congressional aide.

The meeting time has not yet been set, the aide added.

(Reporting by Richard Cowan)