The Washington Post

This chart shows how markets have never come around to S&P's view that the U.S. deserved a credit downgrade.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Aug 5, 2013
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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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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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