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President Barack Obama makes a statement at the White House after the congressional debt supercommittee failed to reach an agreement on debt reduction on Monday, Nov. 21, 2011, in Washington.

Top Talker: Supercommittee admits defeat

11/22/11 10:02AM

Responsibility for cutting the nation's debt is now back to  Congress as the super committee officially admits failure.  Just hours before their midnight deadline, the leaders of the bipartisan panel issued a statement about the deadlock.  They said, "Despite our inability to bridge the committee's significant differences, we... read more

Morning Headlines: Tuesday, Nov. 22nd

11/22/11 05:50AM

Here's a look at the stories we're following right now. What are you reading this morning?Is there a silver lining in deficit panel's failure?Poll: Gingrich leads GOP fieldAnd he seeks to prove his staying powerRomney heats up campaign in New Hampshire with an ad attacking ObamaEgyptians converge for 'million-man march'... read more

Scarborough: Norquist holds no magical power

Scarborough: Norquist holds no magical power

11/21/11 07:00PM

Top Talkers: The Americans for Tax Reform's Grover Norquist has taken center stage in the debt super committee debate due to his tax pledge for Republicans. Yet Joe Scarborough calls into the show to remind the panel that Norquist may have powerful... watch

Newt calls committee failure 'good for...

Newt calls committee failure 'good for America'

11/21/11 07:00PM

Top Talkers: Newt Gingrich weighs in on the bipartisan debt super committee's inability to reach a deal by saying the group's failure is good for the country. The Washington Post's Eugene Robinson also reminds the panel that Gingrich has consistently... watch

Super committee admits defeat; so what...

Super committee admits defeat; so what happens now?

11/21/11 07:00PM

Top Talkers: The bipartisan debt super committee failed to reach a deal on trimming the nation's debt. In a joint statement, Democratic and GOP leaders acknowledged defeat. So what happens now? The Morning Joe panel – including the Washington Post's... watch