Gang of Six
Jul 21, 2011 — With the president praising their plan, and with critics from both sides of the political aisle taking shots at it, the "Gang of Six" is this week at the center of the deficit-reduction talks in Washington.
Jul 21, 2011 — In an interview with NPR, the president said the plan being crafted by three Republican and three Democratic senators confirms an approach that he has been advocating. His comments came amid conflicting reports about where negotiations stand.
Jul 21, 2011 — With the clock ticking, negotiations continue. But reviews are mixed on the "Gang of Six" plan that many have been hoping would break the deadlock.
May 18, 2011 — Senate gangs rarely work out. So Sen. Tom Coburn's exit from the bipartisan Gang of Six trying to reach a grand bargain that would reduce the nation's deficits and debt just continue a long pattern.
Jul 19, 2011 — It is "broadly consistent with the approach that I've urged," the president tells reporters. The bipartisan plan includes spending cuts and increases in tax revenues.