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Moody’s Threatens Multiple States’ Credit Ratings

Moody’s Investor Services has fired another shot across the bow of both the federal government and individual states. Tuesday afternoon, Moody’s put five states on review for a downgrade of their credit ratings.

CBS4–07/19/2011

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U.S. Debt Default Could Cripple Florida

Many in the state of Florida rely on Social Security and Medicare as a lifeline, but as the days countdown to a U.S. default, everyone in the Sunshine State has reason to worry.

CBS4–07/15/2011

President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference at the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House July 11, 2011 in Washington, DC. President Obama discussed the ongoing budget and debit limit negotiations with Congressional Republicans and Democrats.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Poll: Voters Trust Obama More Than Republicans On Economy

As the debt debate continues to threaten to bring down the American economy and way of life; a new poll found that Obama is the best of the worst when it comes to handling the debt and the economy.

CBS4–07/14/2011

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Report: GOP Plans Debt Limit Vote To Fail

As South Florida continues to battle record unemployment, especially in Miami-Dade County, Congressional Republicans continue flirting with having the U.S. default on its debt.

CBS4–05/24/2011

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Medicare Reform May Be Shelved

South Florida’s seniors may be able to breathe a slight sigh of relief Thursday after senior Republicans in Washington said a controversial plan to overhaul Medicare and Social Security is likely off the table, according to the Washington Post.

CBS4–05/05/2011

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Rubio Vows No Debt Ceiling Increase

Freshman Florida U.S. Senator Marco Rubio put himself in the company of just a few other senators Wednesday when he announced he would not vote to raise the U.S. national debt limit next month.

CBS4–03/30/2011

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