5 Consequences of US credit downgrade

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    Granny says, "An' ya got dem politicians to thank fer it...
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    Downgrade turns up heat on Congress
    August 5, 2011: The downgrade of the United States' AAA credit rating will apply even greater pressure on Congress to follow through on plans to tame the nation's debt.
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    China demands U.S. 'live within its means'
    August 6, 2011, The largest foreign holder of U.S. treasuries responds to the S&P downgrading by calling for decreases in U.S. military outlays and social spending.
     
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