Super Committee Deadline Approaching

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

The Deficit Reduction Super Committee holds meeting. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty)

With just under ten days to go until the "super committee" reaches its deadline, the 12 Republicans and Democrats that make up the group will have to agree on $1.2 trillion of deficit reduction or else face automatic cuts in integral areas such as defense spending. Republican Eric Cantor believes a deal is close. "Yes, I do think that the joint select committee will be successful," he said in an interview on the Fox News. But many are worried a compromise will not be reached in time.

Takeaway's Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich talks about the latest on negotiations.

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Todd Zwillich

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As the farcical "super committee" and the "Occupy" charades come to their predictable conclusions which surprises only the "progressive" media, where is our President who added four trillion to the debt for Congress and stoked class warfare passions amongst his supporters?

Is he on yet another vacation?

Nov. 15 2011 12:10 PM

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