Donate

Forum

Mon, Nov 21, 2011 -- 9:00 AM

Clock Ticks for Supercommittee


Download audio (MP3)

The congressional deficit reduction supercommittee faces a Wednesday deadline to reach an agreement on reducing the deficit. If the panel does not reach a deal, $1.2 trillion will automatically be cut from defense and domestic spending in 2013. We look at the politics behind the deliberations.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Allen Sinai, chief global economist and strategist for Decision Economics Inc.
  • Anna Eshoo, congresswoman, U.S. House of Representatives - Representing the 14th Congressional District - contains portions of San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties
  • Dan Lungren, member, U.S. House of Representatives - Republican Congressman representing California's 3rd District.
  • Felicia Sonmez, reporter for The Washington Post
  • Jake Sherman, congressional reporter for POLITICO

Become a KQED sponsor

Audio Archive

Episodes by Date

Calendar is loading...
Loading...

Be a Part of Forum

Follow us on Twitter

Twitter bird in blue

Stay updated on show topics, relevant articles, and easily submit your questions.

Subscribe to Forum

Subscribe

Subscribe to Forum's podcast and you'll automatically get each new episode when it becomes available. You'll never miss out!