Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. speaks with Iraqi President Jalal Talabani at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad on Sunday. Mr. Biden spoke with other Iraqi leaders and said "all are going to have to play a meaningful role in this new government." (Associated Press)

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Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. speaks with Iraqi President Jalal Talabani at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad on Sunday. Mr. Biden spoke with other Iraqi leaders and said "all are going to have to play a meaningful role in this new government." (Associated Press)