|House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced today their picks for the fiscal super committee created by the debt ceiling deal. Several of the GOP picks are hard-right conservatives who likely oppose such a 'balanced approach.' Other critical issue will be entitlement programs like Social Security and Medicare, and whether the committee makes cuts to military spending.
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