Debt Showdown Boehner

July 27, 2011 - 4:44 PM
FILE - In this July 26, 2011 file photo, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio pauses during a news conference at The Republican National Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Boehner, a career politician who once cut deals with Ted Kennedy, finds himself with a powerful title in confronting the debt crisis but little room to maneuver between his party’s right wing and the Democrats who control the Senate and White House. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)