The “public access and transparency” rules that the deficit supercommittee adopted when they first convened contain a major loophole. If they want to block the media and the public out of their meetings, all they have to do is vote to do so and they can operate in total secrecy. Not surprisingly, invoking that loophole seems to have become their standard operating procedure.
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Wednesday, September 28, 2011
And If We Couldn't See This Coming; Supercommittee Meeting Secretly
Supercommittee Meeting Secretly: Open Congress