AP Top Political News At 4:44 p.m. EDT

House speaker says Senate plan ‘full of gimmicks’.
WH: Reid plan to solve debt crisis “reasonable”.
Disdain for compromise hinders debt talks.
Challenging Obama, House GOP unveils new debt bill.
Top Senate Democrat faults GOP extremists on debt.
AP-GfK Poll: Worries about debt rising once again.
Clinton confident about resolution to debt crisis.
Pentagon: US transport funds end up with Taliban.
IRS eases liability rule for spouse’s tax debt.
Pelosi calls for ethics probe into Wu sex report.