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Barry Ritholtz

Charts That Explain Democrats' Loss

The average American is falling further behind in getting out from the debt left over from the boom before the Great Recession.
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The elections are over. The pundits will spend the next few months dissecting the candidates and the campaigns. The Republican Party ran a strong campaign with attractive candidates, while the Democrats did neither. Voter turnout was low, which often gives an advantage to Republicans.

Then there is the economy.