24 Jul '11, 12pm

In Bid for Control of GOP, Tea Party Brings U.S. to Brink of Economic Calamity

'Super Congress': Debt Ceiling Negotiators Aim To Create New Legislative Body Debt ceiling negotiators think they've hit on a solution to address the debt ceiling impasse and the public's unwillingness to let go of benefits such as Medicare and Social Security that have been earned over a lifetime of work: Create a new Congress. This "Super Congress," composed of members of both chambers and both parties, isn't mentioned anywhere in the Constitution, but would be granted extraordinary new powers. Under a plan put forth by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and his counterpart Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), legislation to lift the debt ceiling would be accompanied by the creation of a 12-member panel made up of 12 lawmakers -- six from each chamber and six from each party. Super Congress (Click Here) send green star | flag as inappropriate Why is this inap...

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