FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2011, file photo Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Co-Chair Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, left, listens as former Senate Budget Committee Chairman Pete Domenici, ... more 
FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2011, file photo Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Co-Chair Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, left, listens as former Senate Budget Committee Chairman Pete Domenici, R-N.M., right, makes a point just before testifying before the panel on Capitol Hill in Washington. On the brink of failure, members of the "Supercommittee" as it came to be called, blamed each other Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011, for the intransigence that has gridlocked the panel in its quest to cut the deficit by at least $1.2 trillion over the coming decade. (AP Photo/File/J. Scott Applewhite) less 
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