Gang of Six collapse: Winners and losers

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 BidenJoe BidenSenate names part of Cures bill after Beau Biden Overnight Finance: Trump adviser softens tone on NAFTA | Funding bill to be released Tuesday | GOP leader won't back Trump tariff plan Cures bill clears first Senate hurdle MORE and his bipartisan effort to cut spending while also raising the nation’s debt ceiling. 

ADVERTISEMENT
Sen. Tom CoburnTom CoburnWill Trump back women’s museum? Don't roll back ban on earmarks Ryan calls out GOP in anti-poverty fight MORE (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.

Pages