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September 6, 2011

THREE ESSENTIALS FOR THE DEFICIT PANEL’S PROPOSAL

Since I was named to the 12-member Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction (the “supercommittee”) charged with getting our nation’s financial house in order, the reactions I have received from South Carolinians and others have been encouraging and remarkably enthusiastic. So much so that I have, on occasion, found it necessary to reflect on having grown up in a parsonage as a minister’s son, and cautioned that my 11 colleagues and I are not the “chosen 12.”

Click here to read the full article: Three Essentials for the Deficit Panel's Proposal (Washington Post, 09/05/2011)