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.
Clock Ticks for Supercommittee
Felicia Sonmez, reporter for The Washington Post
Allen Sinai, chief global economist and strategist for Decision Economics Inc.
Jake Sherman, congressional reporter for POLITICO
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.