07/27/2011 09:27 pm ET Updated Sep 26, 2011

Debt Ceiling Debate Spurs GOP Infighting And New Poll Paints Picture Of 2012 Field: Your Day In Politics (VIDEO)

Talks on the issue of raising the debt ceiling got heated on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. As lawmakers work to strike a deal to avert default, Republican infighting erupted over the pressing fiscal issue. Meanwhile, should Texas Governor Rick Perry vie for the GOP presidential nomination in 2012, Mitt Romney may find that he has some serious competition on his hands.

All of that and more in your day in politics.