VIDEO: Senator Michael Bennet joins Rep. Paul Ryan on CNBC debt panel

What do Michael Bennet and Paul Ryan have in common?

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet Tuesday participated in a conference hosted by the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget entitled “The Debt Ceiling, Fiscal Plans, and Market Jitters: Where Do We Go from Here?” The conference, which was moderated by CNBC’s Steve Liesman, featured national budget leaders including Rep. Paul Ryan, Alan Simpson, Gene Sperling, Larry Lindsey, David Brooks, Maya MacGuineas and others.

Bennet has been one of the Democrats most active in seeking common ground with Republicans on the budget.

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Scot Kersgaard

Scot Kersgaard has been managing editor of a political newspaper, editor and co-owner of a ski town newspaper, executive editor of eight high-tech magazines (where he worked with current Apple CEO Tim Cook), deputy press secretary to a U.S. Senator, and an outdoors columnist at the Rocky Mountain News. He has an English degree from the University of Washington. He was awarded a fellowship to study internet journalism at the University of Maryland's Knight Center for Specialized Journalism. He was student body president in college. He spends his free time hiking and skiing.

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