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#US Debt

# us-debt - Monday 8 August, 2011

S&P's "stunning lack of knowledge" shown in US downgrade

News of the weekend’s rating downgrade hasn’t gone down well with US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner…

# us-debt - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

Senate clears the way for US to raise debt ceiling

The Senate voted by 74 votes to 26 to pass the hard fought bill. Obama has said that it’s the first step to ensuring America lives within its means.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning…

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

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

# us-debt - Monday 1 August, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday

In today’s 9 at 9: The latest on Davis Norris’ Áras bid; a debt deal in the US; the Ministers and the bus lanes; and what the recession is doing to our sex lives.

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

But not everyone’s happy including the president.

# us-debt - Sunday 31 July, 2011

US debt talks continue amid signs of optimism

Negotiations to raise the US debt ceiling continue at the White House as Tuesday’s default deadline looms closer.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning…

# us-debt - Saturday 30 July, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Saturday

Every evening, TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of the day’s main news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning…

# us-debt - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

Glenn Beck defends use of Nazi comparisons after likening Utoya victims to Hitler Youth

The radio show host also compared Obama’s position on the US debt crisis to the early days of Hitler’s administration.

# us-debt - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

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Obama and Boehner spar over mounting US debt crisis

The US president has called for a “balanced approach” to the crisis, but the House Speaker says Obama cannot have a “blank cheque” for it.

# us-debt - Monday 25 July, 2011

The US has one week to avoid default

The 2 August deadline for reaching an agreement on raising the US debt ceiling is drawing closer without any sign of a deal.

# us-debt - Saturday 23 July, 2011

"I've been left at the altar now a couple of times": Obama on US debt crisis talks US

"I've been left at the altar now a couple of times": Obama on US debt crisis talks

Debt deal appears no nearer to agreement as the 2 August default deadline looms…

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning…

# us-debt - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Credit ratings agency Moody's warns of possible US downgrade

Warning comes as US government and Treasury struggle to reach agreement over increasing the country’s debt limit.