A new grassroots organization, the Partnership for America, is asking Congress' Super Committee for a complete repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act as the first step toward government spending cuts.

The Super Committee is the group of yet-to-be-appointed lawmakers who'll serve on the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction created under the Budget Control Act of 2011. 

According to James Wootton, chairman of Partnership for America, "Substantial additional savings could be achieved if the 'Super Committee' were to propose repealing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and replacing it with a less costly plan – a move that could make reaching critical deficit-cutting goals far easier."

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