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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

If super committee fails, risk of another downgrade

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.

U.S. debt downgrade possible, but it won't be a surprise

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.