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#Debt deal

# debt-deal - Saturday 6 August, 2011

Downgraded: US loses AAA credit rating for the first time ever

Standard & Poor’s decision makes it the first time the US’ credit rating has fallen below the highest level, AAA, which it has held since 1917.

# debt-deal - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

Watch: Giffords returns to work as US congress passes debt deal

The vote passed comfortably and Giffords’ emotional return brought down the house.

# debt-deal - Monday 1 August, 2011

We got a deal: Obama announces agreement that will avoid default

But not everyone’s happy including the president.