Jim DeMint: The Pelosi-Reid Economy

Democrats haven’t stimulated the economy. They’ve tranquilized it.

Published in the August 9th edition of the Georgetown Times

By U.S. Senator Jim DeMint

In January 2007, when Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid took control of Congress, the unemployment rate was 4.6% and the national debt was $8.6 trillion. Today, unemployment is 9.6% and the nation is $13 trillion in debt.

Pelosi and Reid have tried to convince voters they inherited all the debt from President Bush, but it was their bailouts, takeovers and power grabs that have blown the budget for years to come. These bills were written by Democrats and made law with Democrat votes.

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