POLITICS
07/18/2011 04:46 pm ET | Updated Sep 17, 2011

Debt Ceiling Debate: Mitch McConnell Takes Heat Over 'Plan B'

In the debt ceiling debate, GOP senator Mitch McConnell and his "Plan B" have come under increasing scrutiny.

The plan, which calls congress to cede the power to raise the debt limit to the president, has attracted support from Democrats, but risks creating a schism within the Republican party.