Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction member Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., right, questions Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Elmendorf, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept.... more 
Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction member Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., right, questions Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Elmendorf, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, during the committee's hearing on the national debt. He is joined on fellow panel members House Assistant Minority Leader James Clyburn of S.C., left, and Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., center. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By J. Scott Applewhite
Tue, Sep 13, 2011 2:09 PM EDT