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Alan Simpson, co-chairman of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform speaks during a news conference on deficit reduction, Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, at the National Press Club in Washington.
Thursday, Sep. 29, 2011

Open quoteYou can't get this done without hits across the board, and if you are leaving people out all along the way, you can’t get it done.Close quote

  • former Republican Senator from Wyoming and co-chairman of the White House fiscal commission, on his disappointment in the president for not including more cuts to Social Security and other entitlements to reduce the national debt
Photo: Evan Vucci / AP | Source: Politico