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Voters, holding a sign referring to the U.S. national debt, wait for the start of the Tax Payer Tea Party Rally in Concord, N.H., April 15, 2011. (BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS)
Voters, holding a sign referring to the U.S. national debt, wait for the start of the Tax Payer Tea Party Rally in Concord, N.H., April 15, 2011. (BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS)

Debt agencies put U.S. on notice Add to ...

In a clear signal that the world's most powerful country cannot sustain huge deficits and soaring debt indefinitely without paying a heavy price, a major bond rating agency warned that Washington faces the loss of its coveted triple-A credit rating unless politicians come up with a credible plan to restore fiscal sanity.

 

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