'Critical' day for deficit super committee
November 16th, 2011
12:53 PM ET
2 years ago

'Critical' day for deficit super committee

Washington (CNN) - Wednesday could prove to be the pivotal day for the congressional deficit reduction super committee as it struggles to reach a deal with only one week to go before its statutory deadline.

Rep. Chris Van Hollen of Maryland and Sen. Patty Murray of Washington - two of the panel's six Democrats - both described the day as "critical."

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