The twelve-member joint Congressional "super committee" that has been tasked with creating a deficit reduction plan that both Republicans and Democrats can stomach — by Thanksgiving, no less — has a tough path ahead. It's a goal that seemed impossible for President Obama and Congressional leaders to achieve, just last month. Can the committee succeed where others failed?
Jennifer Steinhauer is a Congressional correspondent for our partner, The New York Times. She's speaking with us about the challenges facing the divided committee and what happens if they fail.