CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 01, 2011
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(Washington: Nancy Cordes) The deadline for the Congressional supercommittee to come up with a deal for deficit reduction examined; details given about the division over the issue of Medicare and taxes, the need to restructure health care programs and overhaul the tax code. [Bipartisan commission for debt reduction co-chairs Erskine BOWLES, Alan SIMPSON - address the committee.] [Former Senator Pete DOMENICI - says they don't want to make tough decisions.] The across-the-board cuts that will go into effect if the committee fails to come with a plan noted.
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