Both are hugely important to President Trump and congressional Republicans' priorities, but they need a lot of context.
Pete Peterson is the man who started talking about bringing down the deficit decades ago. But he's not pleased with the current sequestration talks.
The former Commerce Secretary and financier has warned of danger from the nation's long-term debt for years, and financed a campaign to address it.
According to preliminary polls, the average American may not be as worried about the failure of the super committee to reach a deal as some would think.
MID-DAY UPDATE: Egypt offers supplies to fellow protesters, White House works to settle mortgage breakdowns
As protests and violence continues to escalate in Libya, Egyptian citizens are offering more than just moral support. As Mitchell Hartman reports...