A President's Economic Impact Is Limited Presidential candidates usually spend a good deal of their campaign time talking about the nation's economic health. But a chief executive's immediate influence on the economy is usually far less profound than voters might hope. Hear NPR's Renee Montagne and David Wessel of The Wall Street Journal.
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A President's Economic Impact Is Limited

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A President's Economic Impact Is Limited

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A President's Economic Impact Is Limited

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Presidential candidates usually spend a good deal of their campaign time talking about the nation's economic health. But a chief executive's immediate influence on the economy is usually far less profound than voters might hope. Hear NPR's Renee Montagne and David Wessel of The Wall Street Journal.