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Implications of the debt limit deal

CQ Budget, Episode No. 282

Maine Sen. Susan Collins, the top Senate GOP appropriator, won a commitment to take up a supplemental spending bill as part of her consent to a debt limit deal with defense spending caps.
Maine Sen. Susan Collins, the top Senate GOP appropriator, won a commitment to take up a supplemental spending bill as part of her consent to a debt limit deal with defense spending caps. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

The bipartisan deal to suspend the debt limit into 2025 ended months of partisan wrangling, heated rhetoric and some contentious rounds of negotiating. CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman, Peter Cohn and Lindsey McPherson dissect the deal’s political ramifications and what it means for the appropriations process this year.

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