Don Taylor watches Obama:
The next big move is that of the President. Will he propose a budget to Congress that contains these hard choices, perhaps forcing continued discussion of these issues? The results of the Commission suggest there could be hope of the White House being able to work with the Senate on these issues. If they build momentum, it may become increasingly hard for the Republican controlled House to ignore things given how much Republicans have traditionally talked about deficits (they have mostly only talked, however).