Response from major parties following 'SuperCommittee' failure
Nov. 29, 2011, 1:52 p.m.
The inability of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, or 'Supercommittee', <a href="http://votesmart.org/blog/2011/nov/22/supercommittee-misses-deadline/" target="_blank">to come to an agreement</a> to reduce the United States' government debt by over one trillion dollars has prompted a significant response by both Democrats and Republicans.
'Supercommittee' misses deadline
Nov. 22, 2011, 1:19 p.m.
The U.S. Congress Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction was established with the goal of improving both the short and long term financial outlook of the US and reducing the deficit “...by at least $1,500,000,000 over the period of fiscal years 2012 to 2021” But they missed their deadline...