November 21st, 2011
01:13 PM ET

'Super committee' headed for failure, aides concede

Members of the congressional "super committee" - the bipartisan panel tasked with finding at least $1.2 trillion in budget savings over the next decade - will likely announce Monday that they have failed, according to both Democratic and Republican aides.

"No decisions or agreement has been reached concerning any announcement or how this will end," one senior Democratic aide said. "But, yes, the likely outcome is no agreement will be reached."

Markets dropped as news spread of the panel's apparent failure. The Dow Jones Industrial Average had declined over 300 points by noon Monday.

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  1. banasy©

    S M H!

    C'est quoi ce bordel?

    November 21, 2011 at 11:27 pm | Report abuse |
  2. chrissy

    Well now that was verrrry grown up gung hoe! Youre gonna get mad at banasy because why? She didnt make it personal, you did. Member i told you the other nite choose youre words carefully. Guess ur gonna suck eggs now since you once again acted b4 thinkin!

    November 21, 2011 at 11:28 pm | Report abuse |
  3. larck

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    November 22, 2011 at 2:58 am | Report abuse |
  4. Jj

    Banz lets get married i think im in love!!! awe lol no you really are the voice of sanity. thank you for keepin my ass in check!

    November 22, 2011 at 9:26 am | Report abuse |
  5. banasy©

    @Jj:
    I must respectfully decline your invitation as my husband wouldn't approve...lol!
    Thanks you for the compliments, though; they mean a lot!
    You've seen the disparity of opinions *here*...is it any wonder Congress is such a battleground?

    November 22, 2011 at 10:21 am | Report abuse |
  6. chrissy

    wow @ banasy...disparity of opinions eh, thought we were of the same opinion?

    November 22, 2011 at 1:18 pm | Report abuse |
  7. chrissy

    Dayum but that fence straddlin crap really ticks me off! You either take a stand or you dont. Kinda determines character and whether you have it or you dont! Which have you decided today gung hoe?

    November 22, 2011 at 1:24 pm | Report abuse |
  8. chrissy

    My verdict and unfortunately the greater part of the world believes the same is the USA no longer has strong character! Our gov is taking us right into a mud pit! Back peddlin outta that is gonna be extremely hard, if not impossible!

    November 22, 2011 at 1:30 pm | Report abuse |
  9. banasy©

    @chrissy:
    We do..I was talking avout the disparity of opinions on the boards.
    I do not straddle fences; that hurts.

    November 22, 2011 at 2:08 pm | Report abuse |
  10. chrissy

    wasnt talkin about you straddlin fences. To the best of my knowledge you dont.

    November 22, 2011 at 2:40 pm | Report abuse |
  11. chrissy

    and i believe in that post i spoke of whom i was talking too! doesnt exclude of course the other *male fence straddler* in the room

    November 22, 2011 at 2:45 pm | Report abuse |
  12. banasy©

    Just saying those pickets can get places mighty tender...lmao! 😉

    November 22, 2011 at 3:20 pm | Report abuse |
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