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Sweet extra: Obama to meet with Bloomberg Friday morning: Ambinder.

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NEW YORK--Mayor Bloomberg has a 7:45 a.m. Friday date with Barack Obama, Marc Ambinder at TheAtlantic.com is reporting. LINK The Obama campaign wanted to keep details hushed but the meeting is on the mayoral schedule New York's City Hall issues.

Ambinder lede

At 7:45 this morning, Sen. Barack Obama will set vice presidential speculation on fire with a brief stop to say hello to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, himself an occasional presidential flirt. The meeting appeared on Bloomberg's schedule, which was distributed to reporters last night.

An Obama aide said the meeting was scheduled because of "mutual interest" and did not know whether the two had met before.

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