07/14/2011 06:26 pm ET | Updated Sep 13, 2011

Debt Ceiling Debate Sparks Criticism From Both Sides And Palin Stirs 2012 Buzz: Your Day In Politics (VIDEO)

With time ticking down, President Barack Obama and top congressional lawmakers appeared far apart in negotiations to reach a deal to lift the nation's deficit limit. On the campaign front, Sarah Palin signaled when she could be expected to reveal her decision on whether to seek the presidency in 2012.

All of that and more in your day in politics.

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