Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., left, and Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., attend the first organizational meeting of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction.
Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., left, and Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., attend the first organizational meeting of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., left, and Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., attend the first organizational meeting of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

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