Waiting for the White House (and the Super Committee)

By Clive Crook

On Monday the Obama administration has promised to spell out its thinking on long-term deficit reduction. Something to read while you're waiting: "What we hope to see from the Super Committee," courtesy of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. "Go big" sums it up. Might support for that actually be building? A news conference with Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles from earlier in the week is worth watching.

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