5 winners and 5 losers from the debt ceiling deal
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...