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Impact of Gas Prices on Presidency

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Impact of Gas Prices on Presidency

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Impact of Gas Prices on Presidency

Impact of Gas Prices on Presidency

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Since 1976, in every presidential election year when gasoline prices were lower than they were in the previous presidential election year, the party in the White House remained in the White House. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Andrew Kohut, Director of the Pew Research Center, about the correlation between gas prices and the outcomes of Presidential elections.