House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, second from right, accompanied by fellow Republican leaders, talks to reporters about the debt crisis showdown during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 28, 2011. From left are House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Va., Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., Boehner, and Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Gallery: Debt showdown
Jul. 28, 2011 @ 05:19 PM
Photos from Congress as political leaders try to hammer out the final details of a plan to reduce the nation's debt while simultaneously raising the debt ceiling.