After President Obama’s high-profile meeting with Republican leaders Tuesday, it remains unclear just how much progress the two sides made toward coming to much-needed agreements. The two sides of the aisle continue to disagree on extending the Bush-era tax cuts, repealing "don’t ask, don’t tell" and enacting Obama’s healthcare legislation, and with the rightward shift of power in Washington following this year’s midterms, the Democrats face a tough battle ahead to get their way on these issues.

In the wake of the bipartisan meeting, The Nation‘s Katrina vanden Heuvel joins the Washington Examiner‘s Byron York and NPR’s Ron Elving on The Diane Rehm Show to examine the possibility of Democrats and Republicans working together in the next few years. Go here to listen to the full program.

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