LAS VEGAS -- President Bush has agreed to meet for the first time with officials from the nation's cities to discuss his domestic policy, which they say is unresponsive to their needs.

Speaking by live teleconference Friday to the opening session of the Congress of Cities meeting here, the President accepted a challenge to meet early next year with city leaders to hear their ideas on how his administration and Congress can better work with local government.

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