Republican leaders name 6 to deficit-cutting committee

08/11/2011 | Wall Street Journal, The

Republican leaders in the House and Senate selected six lawmakers for the new deficit-reduction panel. Nine of the 12 committee members have been chosen, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has until early next week to appoint the final three. The panel has a late November deadline for proposing ways to reduce the deficit by $1.2 trillion or more.

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