Wall Street is the largest campaign contributor to deficit super panel

Gee, who do you think is going to win this battle? So the people who got us into this mess have to be giddy about kicking the rest of the country once again. Yet somehow, we keep electing these people. CNBC:

Who’s been cozying up to the members of the new Congressional super committee?

With the committee set to decide on a whopping $1.5 trillion in federal deficit reduction this fall, lobbyists and corporations are trying to figure out which industries are best connected to the 12 members of the new panel.

You can bet that those connections will be pressed to the limit in coming months as companies and sectors scramble to ensure that federal spending they like and tax breaks they depend on aren’t slated for elimination.


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