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5 winners and 5 losers from the debt ceiling deal

Posted on AllSides June 2nd, 2023
From The Left
Politics, Debt Ceiling, Joe Biden, Kevin McCarthy
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The debt ceiling battle of 2023 was full of sound and fury, and signified ... well, not nothing, exactly, but not very much.

Despite heated rhetoric over hostage-taking and talk of default, President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy arrived at a relatively normal budget deal reached with the help of an imminent deadline.

The deal passed the House in an overwhelming bipartisan vote Wednesday night, and the Senate by a vote of 63 to 36 Thursday night.

Neither party got everything it wanted. Domestic spending will effectively be held at something close...

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