Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Elmendorf testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, before the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction. The panel, often called... more 
Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Elmendorf testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, before 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 12:29 PM EDT