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The presidency is not the stock market

Oct 23, 2020
But there are theories about that ...
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as a President Trump press conference plays above, March 12, 2020.
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Trump's positive COVID test adds more uncertainty to volatile markets

It comes after the first presidential debate and the uncertain fate of more coronavirus relief.
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When it came to the Federal Reserve, Bill Clinton turned silence into a strength

Jul 20, 2018
Breaking with tradition, President Donald Trump has criticized the Fed in an interview.
Then-presidential candidate Bill Clinton pumps his fist during his celebration party on April 7, 1992 in New York.

Why President's Day sales don't picture Ronald Reagan

Feb 18, 2013
Did you spot any sales using presidents to hawk their wares? Ever wonder if that's... legal?

Notable firsts in inauguration history

Jan 18, 2013
Tradition and ritual play major roles on Inauguration Day. Here are some of the firsts, both quirky and significant, that have occurred throughout history.

Past presidential elections through campaign posters

May 21, 2012
Ralph Eubanks, director of publishing for the Library of Congress, talks about the new book, "Presidential Campaign Posters," and what has and hasn't changed about campaigning throughout the years.