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Partisan Sniping Still Dominating Super Committee Talks

Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call

In previous fights this year, Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) have, at the last minute, cobbled together an agreement to avoid failure. But whether the pattern will repeat itself this time is an open question.

“You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink. The problem we’ve had all year is getting to yes,” Boehner said today.

Meredith Shiner contributed to this report.

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