Report Card

Maggs, John
October 2006
National Journal;10/14/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 41, p27
The article reveals the ratings given by a panel of economists on the economic performance of the Republican Party in the U.S. in various areas including fiscal policy, international economic policy and leadership. Economists gave a D grade for long-term fiscal policy due to the reluctance of the Congress to deal with long-term liabilities of Medicare and Social Security. They awarded a C rating in adopting international economic policy and another C rating in promoting economic policy.


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