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Julia Coronado: We don't know how long we can go without debt solution

Nov 21, 2011
As of now, the markets are still going on despite the likely lack of a deal in the super committee this week. But much of that depends on the situation in Europe, which could turn around.
Posted In: Washington, debt ceiling, super committee, spain

Super committee likely to be at an impasse

Nov 21, 2011
The super committee is bumping up its deadline to reach a budget solution, and so far, no end is in sight.
Posted In: super committee, debt ceiling, Washington

PODCAST: Super committee nears the end

Nov 21, 2011
Talks are winding down at the Congressional super committee, and so far, no deal has been made. Spain has a new government after elections were held over the weekend. Hewlett-Packard reports earnings today, the first time since Meg Whitman took the reins. And Tyson foods, the big meat producer, reported even bigger quarterly losses.
Posted In: super committee, spain, chicken

Rep. Xavier Becerra on the super committee

Nov 21, 2011
The super committee deadline is approaching, and it looks like no deal will be reached. We speak to super committee member Congressman Xavier Becerra about how things got so bad.
Posted In: super committee, Xavier Becerra

Super committee fails to reach agreement

Nov 21, 2011
The committee can't compromise on the federal budget. Now it's back to a gridlocked Congress that passed the buck to the committee in the first place.
Posted In: super committee

Nation's food banks stretched thin

Nov 21, 2011
Food pantries and soup kitchens are seeing increased demand from the needy. At the same time, food prices are rising and charitable donations are down.
Posted In: food insecurity, food banks

American Dream fails in Inland Empire

Nov 21, 2011
California's Inland Empire was a magnet for cheap housing during the boom. Now, the bust has left many towns in this desert region with 15 percent unemployment and few prospects.
Posted In: Housing, Unemployment

Time to hang up the capes, super committee

Nov 21, 2011
It's time for the congressional debt-cutting "super" committee to hang up their budget-fighting capes. No official announcement yet, but it looks like stalemate.
Posted In: super committee

Poll: 69% of us knew super committee was doomed

Nov 21, 2011
How did Republicans and Democrats compare in their predictions?
Posted In: super committee

A historical perspective on the super committee

Nov 21, 2011
Looking back, it's not that surprising that the super committee failed to reach an agreement cut the nation's deficit. Stanford history professor David Kennedy discusses why we shouldn't be surprised, and what to expect next.
Posted In: super committee

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