Deficit committee still talking
November 19th, 2011
04:33 PM ET
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Deficit committee still talking

Washington (CNN) - Members of the congressional committee created to craft a bipartisan deficit reduction deal continued working into the weekend despite growing pessimism over their inability so far to reach agreement.

Republican committee members held a conference call Saturday morning, a senior GOP aide said. The aide declined to describe the discussions.

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  1. vic , nashville ,tn

    They are talking on tax payer money , tax payer money nothing for them

    November 19, 2011 05:09 pm at 5:09 pm |
  2. Wire Palladin, S. F.

    Talking to a republican is a lot like trying to reason with a pig. They just don't understand that America is made up of a majority who do not make over a million dollars a year.

    November 19, 2011 06:20 pm at 6:20 pm |
  3. Keith in Austin

    The Liberal hate-mongers continue to spew their empty words against the GOP while their Congressional Democrats refuse to compromise on their insatiable spending!

    If the Super Committee remains at an impasse, Obama will take some serious heat. Throughout this process, his primary involvement has centered on divisive rhetoric and stirring the pot class envy. Under his watch, our "Great Uniter" has created "The Divided States of America!
    Divide and conquer right Bozo? His master plan from the start!

    November 19, 2011 06:37 pm at 6:37 pm |
  4. THE LONE OKIE

    Nothing will take effect until 2013, it is a sham.

    November 19, 2011 07:10 pm at 7:10 pm |
  5. unemployed

    The goverment employees get paid a lot of money and do not get the job done .Think about all the people that have worked very hard and have run out of Unemployment Ins not fault of their own , Get the job done I am sure you and youer familys will have a wonderfull holiday as you do not have to worrie about money .After all the Tax payers pay you wages right ? have a wonderfull holiday and when you open the very expensive gift and have you holiday functions .I do hope you thinking for the people that cant put food on the table .

    November 19, 2011 07:40 pm at 7:40 pm |
  6. Sorensen

    It does not really matter anymore. The entire government system is totally corrupt and screwed up.
    The US has become a classic banana republic. They should all be voted out.

    November 19, 2011 11:19 pm at 11:19 pm |
  7. New Age Independent

    Democrats continue to try to cut spending by spending more. Even a grade school child knows that is counter-productive. I don't believe that they want a deal. Instead, I predict that they will continue trying to blame Republicans for their own failure to lead.

    November 20, 2011 12:46 am at 12:46 am |
  8. diridi

    Dole is still walking....ha...work on inflation, gas, milk is way up...idiots...sack full of dollars, hand full of commodities,...????shame..shame..America, fix it

    November 20, 2011 07:38 am at 7:38 am |