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The Obama Economy Won't Work in Dems' Favor

By Ed Rogers, Washington Post - October 2, 2014

With only about four weeks until the election, and faced with the very real possibility that the Republicans will take back the Senate, President Obama and the Democrats have no choice but to try and put the best spin possible on the economy. In a “60 Minutes” interview Sunday, the president said, “I can put my record against any leader around the world in terms of digging ourselves out of a terrible, almost unprecedented financial crisis. Ronald Reagan used to ask the question, ‘Are you better off than you were four years ago?’ In this case, are you better off than you were in six?  And the answer is, the country is definitely better off than we were when I came into office.” His interviewer, Steve Kroft, seemed skeptical, following up by asking, “You think you can convince people that they’re doing fine, economically?”

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