It begins: Super Committee to hold first meeting on Thursday

The co-chairs of the 12-member panel, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, said they will hold an organizational meeting on Thursday, Sept. 8. Members will make opening remarks and vote on committee rules.

The supercommittee will meet again on Tuesday, Sept. 13, to hear testimony on the history and drivers of the nation’s debt.