Biden meets Bono at White House

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says Vice President Joe Biden has
met with Bono to discuss global development, AIDS and
efforts to fight poverty.

The singer and activist has been a leading advocate for Africa,
drawing attention to issues ranging from poverty and hunger to AIDS.

Spokesman Jay Carney joked that Bono and Jim Messina — President
Barack Obama’s campaign manager — were forming a new band. Messina also
visited the White House on Tuesday. Carney says Obama did not meet with