Gang of Six collapse: Winners and losers

The collapse of the Gang of Six this week has had far-reaching ramifications on Capitol Hill, with the group’s failure to produce a deficit-reduction plan yielding winners and losers.

The group’s implosion, coupled with other budget plans that have failed to gain traction, has given the spotlight to Vice President Joe Biden and his bipartisan effort to cut spending while also raising the nation’s debt ceiling. 

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Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), who bolted the Gang of Six this week, has left open the possibility of returning. However, political analysts on both the left and the right note that the Gang has had months to iron out a deal, claiming it is unlikely that a plan from the six members will ever emerge.

The following is The Hill’s analysis of who benefited, and who didn’t, from the demise of the Gang of Six.

Click below to see how the participants fared:
WINNERS | LOSERS | MIXED OUTCOME

—Erik Wasson contributed.

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