WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 03: U.S. Sen. Kent Conrad (D-ND)(L) and National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform Co-Chairs, Erskine Bowles (2nd-L) andformer U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson (R) ... more 
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 03: U.S. Sen. Kent Conrad (D-ND)(L) and National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform Co-Chairs, Erskine Bowles (2nd-L) andformer U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson (R) participate in a public meeting on December 3, 2010 in Washington, DC. The bi- partisan commission held the meeting to announce the vote total for fiscal responsibility proposals that are not guaranteed to be considered by Congress in a single up-or-down vote. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) less 
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