Congressional Debt Reduction Special Committee

This video originally aired on Thursday, August 4, 2011.

About This Video

John Wonderlich and Paul Krawzak spoke about the formation, composition, and public disclosure provisions for the so-called "Super Congress" group of lawmakers who would be tasked with identifying $1.5 trillion in debt reduction over the next ten years, as required by the new debt deal signed into law by President Obama. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Jamin Raskin also participated via telephone.

Keywords

Business & Commerce, Budget, Legislative Branch

Related Subjects/Topics

  • Congressional Committees
  • Economics
  • U.S. House of Representatives
  • U.S. Senate

Speakers

  • Congressional Quarterly Correspondent Paul Krawzak
  • American University Law Professor Jamin Raskin
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  • Sunlight Foundation Program Director John Wonderlich
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