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

Clock Ticks for Supercommittee


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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

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