GOP presidential hopeful Rep. Michele Bachmann speaks at a rally on August 19, 2011 in Mt Pleasant, South Carolina. Richard Ellis/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ), center, is welcomed by her fellow members of the the House of Representatives as she appears on the floor for the first time since her shooting earlier this year. Anonymous/AP hide caption

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Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) poses for photographs after his televised address to the nation about the federal budget and debt ceiling crisis at the U.S. Capitol July 25, 2011. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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