PODCAST: What the super committee lost, Egypt's revolutionary flare up

Nov 22, 2011
We speak to the President of Panama Ricardo Martinelli about how the debt crises in the U.S. and Europe are affecting his country, and how Panama is continuing to grow. Reporter Mitchell Hartman shows us one place that was shaken…
U.S. Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) makes a statement to members of the press on the failure of the super committee'November 21, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
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Decisions the super committee delayed

Nov 22, 2011
In delaying a budget cut solution, the super committee has put off decisions on Social Security payroll tax cuts, unemployment benefits for Americans, and other tools that could affect your family.

Americans react to the failure of super committee

Nov 22, 2011
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.

The immediate costs of the super committee failure

Nov 22, 2011
Congressional leaders had been counting on the super committee to deal with a lot of spending and tax issues in the short-term.

Super committee fails, but U.S. investment still best option

Nov 22, 2011
Credit ratings agencies don't seem to be phased by the super committee failure, in large part because the U.S. dollar and bond markets are still strong compared to Europe and China.

Diane Lim Rogers: Public is ready to hear about the tough decisions

Nov 22, 2011
We speak to Diane Lim Rogers, chief economist at the Concord Coalition, about some of the positives that could come out of the super committee failure.

Europe's take on the super committee failure

Nov 21, 2011
Rebuked by the U.S. for not ordering their affairs better, Europeans are pleased to see the U.S. having its own budgetary struggles, but not too pleased.

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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.

Was the super committee doomed from the start?

Nov 21, 2011
Fortune magazine's Allan Sloan says there's a reason why the super committee has yet to make a decision on the deficit-cutting deal: There aren't, and never were, any ramifications for failure.

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.