December 12th, 2013
08:51 PM ET

Budget deal will cost airline passengers more

The House passed the bipartisan budget deal.

It may help avoid another government shutdown, but anyone who flies should be prepared to pay up.

The new deal nearly doubles the TSA security fees paid by airline passengers.

Congressman Paul Ryan, who helped craft the budget deal, defended the higher fees, but does the math really add up?

Tom Foreman breaks it down.

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