House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has tapped her three choices to serve on the deficit reduction super committee: Reps. James Clyburn, Xavier Becerra, and Chris Van Hollen. Pelosi vowed to appoint Democrats who would protect entitlement programs and push for revenue increases. All 12 committee members are now in place with Pelosi's announcement.
These three are very strong liberal picks. Does that make compromise more or less likely? I'm hoping it means both sides have to compromise rather than just one. Jennifer