TITLE

The Super Committee's Elusive Swing Vote

AUTHOR(S)
Friedman, Dan
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
National Journal;11/12/2011, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the swing vote of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction in the U.S. It notes that since the creation of the committee, Republican and Democrats have sought the possibility of a bipartisan deal. Democrats are seeking to persuade some Republicans to support a deal that increases tax revenue while Republicans are urging Democrats to support a deal that is based on spending cuts. It discusses how the Republican are likely to be able to divide the Democrats.
ACCESSION #
67677027

 

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