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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Feb 28, 2012, 09:01 AM

13. False, surely?

This is the website of the commission:
http://www.fiscalcommission.gov/

November 10th was the release of the cochairs' proposal. The final report was released Dec 1st.
http://www.fiscalcommission.gov/sites/fiscalcommission.gov/files/documents/TheMomentofTruth12_1_2010.pdf

The final vote was 11-7 in favor.
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/12/03/us/politics/deficit-commission-vote.html

This fell short of the 14 vote margin needed for Congress to directly take it up, but that was never binding anyway.

The member statements in January have some alternative suggestions that are quite interesting:
http://www.fiscalcommission.gov/sites/fiscalcommission.gov/files/documents/MemberStatements.pdf

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