Missing from the White House race: the economy

On both the Republican and Democratic sides, the economy is mentioned, but the exchanges in debates have mostly been about sound bites, rather than serious discussionOn both the Republican and Democratic sides, the state of the world’s largest economy is mentioned, of course. Aside from the dryness of the topic, the answer comes from the relative health of the US economy. “The economy is doing reasonably well, although not spectacularly well,” said Joseph Gagnon of the Peterson Institute for International Economics.

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