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The Economy's Role in Presidential Elections
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The Economy's Role in Presidential Elections

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The Economy's Role in Presidential Elections

The Economy's Role in Presidential Elections
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White House incumbents heading into a presidential election with an improving economy usually win, but that's not always the case. NPR's John Ydstie reports on the history behind the economy and elections, and explains the economic factors at play in this year's presidential contest.

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