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Mark Warner Lobbies Hard to Be on Debt “Super Committee”


Sen. Warner’s main arguments why he should be on the Senate’s debt reduction “super committee”: 1) He’s willing to be “bold;” 2) He’s “really serious;” 3) He’s committed to addressing entitlement spending; 4) He’s worked with “a bunch of Republican colleagues and actually put a plan together.”

From progressives’ point of view, I’m not sure any of those arguments are convincing, but we’ll see what happens. What do you think? Do you want to see Mark Warner on this new “super committee?”

  • Elaine in Roanoke

    I really don’t like the idea of a “super committee” taking the place of the constitutionally mandated way the legislative process should work, but given the inability of this Congress to compromise and get things done, primarily because of the Teapublicans, I do think Mark Warner would be a good addition to the group. (I just hope Eric Cantor isn’t part of it.)