07/07/2011 06:20 pm ET | Updated Sep 06, 2011

Debt Ceiling Drama, Constitutional Debate And A 'Sex Appeal' Flap: Your Day In Politics (VIDEO)

President Barack Obama met with congressional leaders at the White House in ongoing talks over raising the nation's debt limit. Some are looking to make a constitutional argument when it comes to the contentious deficit issue. And on the trail, a top adviser to one Republican presidential contender is apologizing for saying that U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, another GOP White House contender, has "a little sex appeal."

All of that and more in your day in politics news.