House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, right, and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy of Calif., take part in a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 28, 2011.. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Gallery: Debt showdown
Jul. 28, 2011 @ 04:40 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.