Will the "Super Committee" fail to make a budget plan? The bi-partisan congressional committee charged with finding $1.2 billion to reduce the federal deficit is unlikely to meet the Wednesday deadline. What should be the priorities for budget attention in the months and years ahead?11:00 a.m.
Tim Penny: Co-chair, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. Co-chair, Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform. Minnesota 1st district Congressman (D-Minn) 1982-1994. Board Member, Concord Coalition. Author of two books, "Common Sense" and "Payment Due." Independence Party candidate for Governor 2002. Former DFL State Senator.
U.S. Postmaster General live at the National Press Club U.S. Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe speaks live at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. about how the U.S. Postal Service plans to face its many challenges, including an expected $10 billion loss for the year. The agency says it will close some offices, layoff workers, and possibly stop Saturday delivery service.12:00 p.m.