Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Elmendorf arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, to testify on the national debt at a hearing of the Joint Select Committee on ... more 
Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Elmendorf arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, to testify on the national debt at a hearing of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction. The panel, often called the "supercommittee, was created out of the bipartisan compromise during the debt ceiling crisis in August. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By J. Scott Applewhite
Tue, Sep 13, 2011 11:01 AM EDT