Kerry questions Elmendorf as he testifies during the first Joint Deficit Reduction Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington

 
Kerry questions Elmendorf as he testifies during the first Joint Deficit Reduction Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington
U.S. Senator John Kerry (D-MA) (3rd L) questions Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Elmendorf (bottom) as he testifies during the first Joint Deficit Reduction Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, September 13, 2011. Also pictured are Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) (L) and Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA). REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)