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FILE - In this March 16, 2011, file photo, Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., walks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011, he's naming Sen. Patty Murray to co-chair a powerful "super committee" charged with finding more than $1 trillion in deficit cuts this fall. Murray will be joined by Kerry and Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., on the panel, which was established last week by hard-fought legislation to increase the national debt. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg, File)

Congress budget "super committee"

Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress have picked members of the powerful new committee that will try to come up with a bipartisan plan this fall to reduce the federal budget deficit by more than $1 trillion. (AP)