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Weekend talking points: 7 top stories - August 5, 2011
What happened this week? Congress clawed its way to a debt deal. The stock markets tanked. And Hosni Mubarak's trial got off to a wild start
 
House Speaker John Boehner the night before the debt deal was sealed. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Click inside for a rundown of the biggest news events — and reactions to them — that transpired over the last seven days.

 

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