Americans Say Better Off Since Obama Even as Slump Impact Lasts

Americans Say Better Off Since Obama Even as Slump Impact Lasts

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U.S. auto sales in August, announced yesterday, beat analysts’ estimates and put the automakers on a pace to exceed 14 million vehicles. That’s the best performance since 2007 and a gain of at least 10 percent for the third-straight year, the first such streak since 1973.