Comments for: Deficit ‘supercommittee’ struggles as clock ticks

Posted Oct. 09, 2011, at 9:08 p.m.

WASHINGTON — The supercommittee is struggling. After weeks of secret meetings, the 12-member deficit-cutting panel established under last summer’s budget and debt deal appears no closer to a breakthrough than when talks began last month. While the panel members themselves aren’t doing much talking, other lawmakers, aides and lobbyists closely …

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