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The Congressional Super Committee on debt held its first public meeting Tuesday. It is tasked with finding a way to cut $1.2 trillion from the federal deficit over the next 10 years. To find out more about the committee's meeting and whether social programs like Medicare might be affected, host Michel Martin speaks with Bloomberg Businessweek's Roben Farzad.
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