The Super-Committee that is in charge of saving the world — or at least the economy — is listed below.
These 12 super-heroes are charged with producing $1.5 trillion in reductions of the deficit by Thanksgiving.
And some are saying the committee should “go big,” and produce $3 or $4 trillion in savings.
Or produce a turkey for Thanksgiving.
Good luck to them all.
Rep. Jeb Hensarling of Texas (Republican and committee co-chair)
Sen. Patty Murray of Washington (Democrat and committee co-chair)
Rep. Chris Van Hollen of Maryland (Democrat)
Sen. Jon Kyl of Arizona (Republican)
Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts (Democrat)
Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania (Republican)
Sen. Max Baucus of Montana (Democrat)
Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio (Republican)
Rep. Xavier Becerra of California (Democrat)
Rep. Dave Camp of Michigan (Republican)
Rep. James Clyburn of South Carolina (Democrat)
Rep. Fred Upton of Michigan (Republican)