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Kerry: GOP To Blame For Super Committee Failure

U.S. Sen. John Kerry is blaming Republicans’ staunch opposition to taxes for the failure of a bipartisan congressional committee to come up with a deal to reduce the federal deficit by $1.2 trillion.


WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 21: U.S. Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) (C), (D-MA), a member of the 'Super Committee', or Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, pauses as he is interviewed by the media November 21, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction has issued a statement saying 'it will not be possible to make any bipartisan agreement available to the public before the committee's deadline.' (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Super Committee Failure Could Trigger “Devastating” Cuts In Mass.

The debt “super committee” is officially throwing in the towel, announcing it could not reach a deal to cut the deficit. Jon Keller is at large with the failure’s effect on Mass.