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Democrat Senators Are Campaigning Against President Trump's Agenda In States Where Its Success Is Undeniable

Date: October 10, 2018

Democrat Senators Are Campaigning Against President Trump's Agenda In States Where Its Success Is Undeniable

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TOP TAKEAWAYS

  • In states where key battles for control of the Senate in 2018 are being waged, President Trump's economic agenda is increasing incomes, spurring economic growth, and helping to create jobs.
  • Nearly every Senate battleground state saw GDP growth over 3% in 2017, and the vast majority posted larger gains in 2017 than 2016.
    • West Virginia saw its annual GDP increase skyrocket from 0% in 2016 to 5.8% in 2017.
  • Voters in these states all saw their income rise in 2017, even before they could feel the effects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
    • In Florida, median household income rose by nearly 5% in 2017.
  • In 2018, President Trump kept his economic agenda rolling, and voters are reaping the benefits from his signature tax bill as job growth accelerates dramatically.
    • Key battleground states have seen accelerated job growth in the wake of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
    • Wisconsin, Ohio, and West Virginia have seen 241%, 174%, and 200% increases in job creation respectively.

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THE NATIONAL ECONOMY HAS SET A TERRIFIC PACE FOR THESE KEY STATES

In President Trump's First Year In Office, Incomes Increased Across America

The Median Household Income In The U.S. Was $61,371 In 2017, Up $1,063 Or 2% From 2016 . ("Table H-8. Median Household Income By State," United States Census Bureau , Accessed 10/6/18)

In 2018, As The Effects Of The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act Begin To Take Hold The Economy Has Taken Off Even Further

In The Wake Of GOP Tax Cuts, The U.S. Has Gained 1,875,000 Jobs In 2018, 349,000 More Than The Same Period During 2017, A 23% Increase. Bureau Of Labor Statistics , Accessed 8/6/18)

ARIZONA'S ECONOMY HAS THRIVED UNDER PRESIDENT TRUMP

In His First Year, President Trump's Economic Policies Helped Increase Incomes In Arizona By 7%

The Median Household Income In Arizona Was $61,125 In 2017, Up $4,025 Or 7% From 2016 . ("Table H-8. Median Household Income By State," United States Census Bureau , Accessed 10/6/18)

Arizona's GDP Increased By 5.1% In 2017, Compared To An Increase Of 3.8% In 2016. ("GDP & Personal Income," Bureau Of Economic Analysis , Accessed 10/8/18)

In 2018, As The Effects Of The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act Begin To Take Hold Arizona's Economy Has Taken Off Even Further

In The Wake Of GOP Tax Cuts, Arizona Has Gained 69,800 Jobs In 2018, 21,200 More Than The Same Period During 2017, A 44% Increase. Bureau Of Labor Statistics , Accessed 8/6/18)

FLORIDA'S ECONOMY HAS FLOURISHED UNDER PRESIDENT TRUMP

In His First Year, President Trump's Economic Policies Helped Increase Incomes And Encourage Strong GDP Growth In Florida

The Median Household Income In Florida Was $53,681 In 2017, Up $2,505 Or 4.9% From 2016 . ("Table H-8. Median Household Income By State," United States Census Bureau , Accessed 10/6/18)

Florida's GDP Increased By 4% In 2017. ("GDP & Personal Income," Bureau Of Economic Analysis , Accessed 10/8/18)

In 2018, As The Effects Of The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act Begin To Take Hold Florida's Economy Has Taken Off Even Further

Florida Has Gained 162,200 Jobs In 2018, In The Wake Of GOP Tax Cuts, 56,300 More Than The Same Period During 2017, A 53% Increase. Bureau Of Labor Statistics , Accessed 8/6/18)

INDIANA'S ECONOMY HAS GROWN TREMENDOUSLY UNDER PRESIDENT TRUMP

In His First Year, President Trump's Economic Policies Helped Increase Incomes In Indiana By 2.4%

The Median Household Income In Indiana Was $58,873 In 2017, Up $2,779 Or 5% From 2016. ("Table H-8. Median Household Income By State," United States Census Bureau , Accessed 10/6/18)

Indiana's GDP Increased By 4% In 2017, Compared To An Increase Of 3.5% In 2016.("GDP & Personal Income," Bureau Of Economic Analysis , Accessed 10/8/18)

MICHIGAN'S ECONOMY HAS SKYROCKETED UNDER PRESIDENT TRUMP

In His First Year, President Trump's Economic Policies Helped Increase Incomes And Spur Economic Growth In Michigan

The Median Household Income In Michigan Was $57,700 In 2017, Up $609 Or 1.1% From 2016. ("Table H-8. Median Household Income By State," United States Census Bureau , Accessed 10/6/18)

Michigan's GDP Increased By 3.7% In 2017, Compared To An Increase Of 3.5% In 2016. ("GDP & Personal Income," Bureau Of Economic Analysis , Accessed 10/8/18)

In 2018, As The Effects Of The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act Begin To Take Hold Michigan's Economy Has Taken Off Even Further

In The Wake Of GOP Tax Cuts, Michigan Has Gained 39,700 Jobs In 2018, 5,500 More Than The Same Period During 2017, A 16% Increase. Bureau Of Labor Statistics , Accessed 8/6/18)

MINNESOTA'S ECONOMY HAS SOARED UNDER PRESIDENT TRUMP

In His First Year, President Trump's Economic Policies Helped Increase Incomes In Minnesota By 2.4%

The Median Household Income In Minnesota Was $71,920 In 2017, Up $1,702 Or 2.4% From 2016. ("Table H-8. Median Household Income By State," United States Census Bureau , Accessed 10/6/18)

Minnesota's GDP Increased By 3.7. ("GDP & Personal Income," Bureau Of Economic Analysis , Accessed 10/8/18)

In 2018, As The Effects Of The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act Begin To Take Hold Minnesota's Economy Has Taken Off Even Further

In The Wake Of GOP Tax Cuts, Minnesota Has Gained 32,800 Jobs In 2018, 5,800 More Than The Same Period During 2017, A 22% Increase. Bureau Of Labor Statistics , Accessed 10/8/18)

MISSOURI'S ECONOMY HAS BLOSSOMED UNDER PRESIDENT TRUMP

In His First Year, President Trump's Economic Policies Helped Increase Incomes In Missouri By 3.4%

The Median Household Income In Missouri Was $56,885 In 2017, Up $1,869 Or 3.4% From 2016. ("Table H-8. Median Household Income By State," United States Census Bureau , Accessed 10/6/18)

Missouri's GDP Increased By 2.6% In 2017, Compared To An Increase Of 1.8% In 2016. ("GDP & Personal Income," Bureau Of Economic Analysis , Accessed 10/8/18)

In 2018, As The Effects Of The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act Begin To Take Hold Missouri's Economy Has Taken Off Even Further

In The Wake Of GOP Tax Cuts, Missouri Has Gained 25,100 Jobs In 2018, 4,100 More Than The Same Period During 2017, A 20% Increase. Bureau Of Labor Statistics , Accessed 8/6/18)

MONTANA'S ECONOMY HAS THRIVED UNDER PRESIDENT TRUMP

In His First Year, President Trump's Economic Policies Helped Increase Incomes In Montana By 3.5%

The Median Household Income In Montana Was $59,087 In 2017, Up $2,012 Or 3.5% From 2016. ("Table H-8. Median Household Income By State," United States Census Bureau , Accessed 10/6/18)

Montana's GDP Increased By 3.5% In 2017, Compared To An Increase Of .06% In 2016. ("GDP & Personal Income," Bureau Of Economic Analysis , Accessed 10/8/18)

NEVADA'S ECONOMY HAS SURGED UNDER PRESIDENT TRUMP

In His First Year, President Trump's Economic Policies Helped Increase Incomes And GDP Growth In Nevada

The Median Household Income In Nevada Was $56,550 In 2017, Up $1,119 Or 2% From 2016. ("Table H-8. Median Household Income By State," United States Census Bureau , Accessed 10/6/18)

Nevada's GDP Increased By 5.5% In 2017, Compared To An Increase Of 4.3% In 2016. ("GDP & Personal Income," Bureau Of Economic Analysis , Accessed 10/8/18)

In 2018 As The Effects Of The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act Begin To Take Hold Nevada's Economy Has Taken Off Even Further

In The Wake Of GOP Tax Cuts, Nevada Has Gained 29,600 Jobs In 2018, 3,200 More Than The Same Period During 2017, A 12% Increase . ( Bureau Of Labor Statistics , Accessed 8/6/18)

OHIO'S ECONOMY HAS GROWN MUCH STRONGER UNDER PRESIDENT TRUMP

In His First Year, President Trump's Economic Policies Helped Increase Incomes In Ohio By 10.7%

The Median Household Income In Ohio Was $59,768 In 2017, Up $5,783 Or 10.7% From 2016 . ("Table H-8. Median Household Income By State," United States Census Bureau , Accessed 10/6/18)

Ohio's GDP Increased By 4% In 2017, Up From 2.1% In 2016. ("GDP & Personal Income," Bureau Of Economic Analysis , Accessed 10/8/18)

In 2018, As The Effects Of The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act Begin To Take Hold Ohio's Economy Has Taken Off Even Further

In The Wake Of GOP Tax Cuts, Ohio Has Gained 91,400 Jobs In 2018, 58,000 More Than The Same Period During 2017, A 174% Increase. Bureau Of Labor Statistics , Accessed 8/6/18)

PENNSYLVANIA'S ECONOMY HAS REACHED NEW HEIGHTS UNDER PRESIDENT TRUMP

In His First Year, President Trump's Economic Policies Helped Increase Incomes In Pennsylvania By 3.6%

The Median Household Income In Pennsylvania Was $63,173 In 2017, Up $2,194 Or 3.6% From 2016. ("Table H-8. Median Household Income By State," United States Census Bureau , Accessed 10/6/18)

Pennsylvania's GDP Increased By 3.9% In 2017, Compared To An Increase Of 2% In 2016. ("GDP & Personal Income," Bureau Of Economic Analysis , Accessed 10/8/18)

TENNESSEE'S ECONOMY HAS GROWN VIGOROUSLY UNDER PRESIDENT TRUMP

In His First Year, President Trump's Economic Policies Helped Increase The Incomes Of Tennesseans By More Than 7%

The Median Household Income In Tennessee Was $55,240, Up $3,896 Or 7.5% From 2016. ("Table H-8. Median Household Income By State," United States Census Bureau , Accessed 10/6/18)

Tennessee's GDP Increased By 4% In 2017. ("GDP & Personal Income," Bureau Of Economic Analysis , Accessed 10/8/18)

In 2018, As The Effects Of The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act Begin To Take Hold Tennessee's Economy Has Taken Off Even Further

In The Wake Of GOP Tax Cuts, Tennessee Has Gained 43,400 Jobs In 2018, 21,200 More Than The Same Period During 2017, A 96% Increase. Bureau Of Labor Statistics , Accessed 8/6/18)

WEST VIRGINIA'S ECONOMY HAS THRIVED UNDER PRESIDENT TRUMP

In His First Year, President Trump's Economic Policies Helped Increase West Virginia's GDP By More Than 5%

The Median Household Income In West Virginia Was $43,392, Up $1,038 Or 2.3% From 2016. ("Table H-8. Median Household Income By State," United States Census Bureau , Accessed 10/6/18)

West Virginia's GDP Increased By 5.8% In 2017, Compared To An Increase Of 0% In 2016. ("GDP & Personal Income," Bureau Of Economic Analysis , Accessed 10/8/18)

In 2018, As The Effects Of The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act Begin To Take Hold West Virginia's Economy Has Taken Off Even Further

In The Wake Of GOP Tax Cuts, West Virginia Has Gained 3,300 Jobs In 2018, 2,200 More Than The Same Period During 2017, A 200% Increase. Bureau Of Labor Statistics , Accessed 8/6/18)

WISCONSIN'S ECONOMY HAS THRIVED UNDER PRESIDENT TRUMP

In His First Year, President Trump's Economic Policies Helped Increase Incomes In Wisconsin By 6.1%

The Median Household Income In Wisconsin Was $63,451 In 2017, Up $3,634 Or 6.1% From 2016. ("Table H-8. Median Household Income By State," United States Census Bureau , Accessed 10/6/18)

Wisconsin's GDP Increased By 3.1% In 2017. ("GDP & Personal Income," Bureau Of Economic Analysis , Accessed 10/8/18)

In 2018, As The Effects Of The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act Begin To Take Hold Wisconsin's Economy Has Taken Off Even Further

In The Wake Of GOP Tax Cuts, Wisconsin Has Gained 34,400 Jobs In 2018, 24,300 More Than The Same Period During 2017, A 241% Increase. Bureau Of Labor Statistics , Accessed 8/6/18)