Fannie Mae 8-K 2011
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Federal National Mortgage Association
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On August 8, 2011, Standard & Poor’s ("S&P") downgraded our long-term senior debt rating to "AA+" with a negative outlook. Previously, our long-term senior debt had been rated by S&P as "AAA" and had been on CreditWatch Negative. S&P affirmed our short-term senior debt rating of "A-1+" and removed it from CreditWatch Negative.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.