U.S. House Speaker names picks to deficit panel

WASHINGTON Wed Aug 10, 2011 11:28am EDT

WASHINGTON Aug 10 (Reuters) - House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday named Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp and two other leading House Republicans to serve on a special U.S. congressional deficit reduction committee.

Conservative House Republican Conference Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling and House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton will also represent House Republicans on the panel, Boehner said.

(Reporting by Donna Smith; Editing by Will Dunham)