Debt Commission co-chairmen Erskine Bowles, left center, and former Wyoming Sen. Alan Simpson, take part in a meeting of the commission on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Photo by: Alex Brandon

Debt Commission co-chairmen Erskine Bowles, left center, and former Wyoming Sen. Alan Simpson, take part in a meeting of the commission on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)