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  • Morning Jolt: Obama meets Pope Francis

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    President Barack Obama and Pope Francis met for the first time this morning, and they will be holding talks today. The two are at the Vatican, and a statement from the White House said the two will talk about a "shared commitment to fighting poverty and growing (income) inequality." The Affordable Care Act and contraception might also come up, CNN reported.
    Happening today
    A lawyer hired to look into the New Jersey "Bridgegate" scandal reportedly will officially clear Gov. Chris Christie of any wrongdoing in the case, AP reported.
    Opening bell
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    Quote of the day
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