Debt plan draws bipartisan support
December 3rd, 2010
10:15 AM ET
7 years ago

Debt plan draws bipartisan support

NEW YORK ( - Defying expectations, more than 60% of President Obama's debt commission voted Friday in favor of the group's final recommendations for reducing the country's long-term debt.

In a strong bipartisan showing, 11 of 18 members voted yes. Five Democrats, five Republicans and one independent voted in favor of the panel's debt-reduction plan. Those who voted against it included four Democrats and three Republicans.

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