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Democrats run the economy better
Democrats run the economy better

There are many reasons to be a Democrat — civil rights, environmental protection, protecting national security without being the world's policeman, and more. Yet, the Democratic Party's strongest advantage over our Republican opponents is that Democrats run the economy far better than Republicans. Whether measuring GDP, employment or market returns, economic history since 1932 proves the economy does substantially better with a Democratic president. Job growth has been twice as good during Democratic than Republican presidencies, and stock market returns have been far higher too. Democrats' superior economic performance is no fluke but the result of an economic...

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