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'Super committee' deal seems unlikely, lawmakers say
'Super committee' deal seems unlikely, lawmakers say

The co-chairs of the congressional "super committee" seemed doubtful the panel would reach a deficit-reduction accord by Monday's deadline, each blaming the other party's unwillingness to budge on the contentious issues of taxes and entitlement spending. In separate appearances on Sunday talk shows, Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) said they both held out hope for last-minute progress, but saw little chance of the impasse being broken. "Nobody wants to give up hope. Reality is to some extent starting to overtake hope," Hensarling said on "Fox News Sunday." "Unfortunately, what we haven't seen in these talks from...

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