06/28/2011 06:33 pm ET Updated Aug 28, 2011

Michele Bachmann Stumbles, Senators Hold Libya Hearing & Debt Talks Continue: Your Day In Politics (VIDEO)

On Tuesday, State Department legal adviser Harold Koh defended the legality of the country's ongoing military operation in Libya at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing. On the heels of launching her presidential campaign, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) came under scrutiny after making multiple verbal gaffes. Meanwhile, Democrats accused Republicans of being "clueless" on the issue of raising the deficit limit as high-stakes talks continue to avert default on the debt.

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