When Cutting Spending, Panel Encouraged To 'Go Big'
by: Tamara Keith, NPR, September 13, 2011 1:09:00 am
The 12 members of the congressional supercommittee tasked with cutting at least $1.2 trillion from the deficit meet in Washington, D.C. Tuesday. The bipartisan panel is getting pressure to cut even more. This comes as President Obama is asking Congress to fast-track his jobs bill.