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Simpson, Bowles: Still in the Deficit Reduction Game

Posted on 02/19/2013 by | Washington Watch | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsThe two leaders of President Obama’s 2010 panel on cutting the national debt, former Sen. Alan Simpson and former White House chief of staff Erskine Bowles, are back at it, offering a new compromise budget plan that builds on deficit reduction that’s already been enacted. But before we get into details, check out how another panel member, Alice Rivlin, is trying to shake things up with the “Harlem Shake” Internet dance sensation. The performance by Rivlin, an economist at the …