07/12/2011 06:17 pm ET Updated Sep 11, 2011

Debt Ceiling Debate Sees Twists & Bachmann's Mum On Controversial Issue: Your Day In Politics (VIDEO)

Negotiations between Democrats and Republicans to raise the nation's debt ceiling saw more twists and turns as a firm deadline to raise the deficit limit looms. On the trail, Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann, who's generally not afraid to speak her mind, found herself dodging a question from a reporter on a controversial issue.

All of that and more in your day in politics.