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.
Nov 21, 2011 The super committee has until Wednesday to reach a debt deal, but it is looking increasingly likely that real decisions won't get made until after the elections of 2012.
Nov 21, 2011 As it looks more and more likely that the super committee will fail to reach a deal, a look back at previous attempts to solve the debt crisis.
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.
Nov 18, 2011 There are five days until the super committee's intended deadline to make big budget cuts for the U.S. If they fail, more ratings agencies could downgrade the country's debt.
Nov 18, 2011 A number of outcomes are possible when the super committee hits up against their deadline next week. Many are hoping that they will at least do the bare minimum to avoid another downgrade.
Nov 18, 2011 We speak to David Kelly of JP Morgan Funds about what he thinks the possible outcome of the super committee stand-off could be.
Nov 18, 2011 We speak to Jill Schlesinger of CBS/Money watch about what the ratings agencies are expecting from the government's finances in the coming year.
Nov 18, 2011 The deadline for the super committee looms. Could the U.S.'s problem be compared to the eurozone's?