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Moody’s might downgrade the United States. And why shouldn’t it?

How many times should the American political system be permitted to fail to accomplish its stated aims before we begin concluding that there's something structurally wrong in American politics?

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Sep 12, 2012
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Wonkbook: U.S. threatened with another credit downgrade

Moody's has announced they'll downgrade the U.S.'s credit rating if we can't make this next set of debt negotiations work out. And why shouldn't they?

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Sep 12, 2012
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The for-profit dropout problem, in one chart

Not only is the situation bad, it's getting worse. Students at for-profit colleges are defaulting on their loans sooner and sooner after entering.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 6, 2012
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