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The US economy performs better under Democratic presidents. Why?

L. Cranston ·
The US economy performs better under Democratic presidents. Why ? Since World War II, economic growth has been faster in the US under Democratic presidents than under Republican ones. This column documents that which party controls Congress does not matter for growth, that the Democratic growth advantage is concentrated in the first two years of a presidency, and that presidential party affiliation Granger-causes growth. Neither fiscal nor monetary policy can account for this gap. Instead,...
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GOP Presidents Have Been the Worst Contributors to the Federal Debt

L. Cranston ·
Republican presidents have added far more to federal debt levels than Democrats, as a percent of GDP. But Obama's joined Reagan, the Bushes and Ford in the debt-raising camp. Phil McCarten/Reuters In terms of total increase in "federal debt to GDP" under U.S. presidents in the post-World War II era, Republican presidents during their terms have contributed far more to the debt load of the nation than Democrats. Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, and George W. Bush all added to the...
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Re: The US economy performs better under Democratic presidents. Why?

Jack Hammer ·
Trump in two years has blown all your silly Dems out of the water, and we all know why
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Jack Hammer ·
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