Debt drama builds on Capitol Hill

House Republican leaders braced for a floor showdown Thursday on their bill to raise the government’s borrowing limit.

House Speaker John Boehner and GOP leadership leave a press conference after discussing the debt bill in Washington, D.C., Thursday, July 28, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

House Speaker John Boehner and GOP leadership leave a press conference after discussing the debt bill in Washington, D.C., Thursday, July 28, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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