George H.W. Bush had a Democrat-controlled Congress.*
The last two republican presidents was named, George H W Bush and George W Bush. Both of these republican presidents ended their presidency with a recession, which we are still trying to get out of. Republican mitT roMney offers the very same.
Now go Vote - Obama
George W. Bush had a Democrat-controlled Congress for two years prior to the bottom falling out.
William J. Clinton had a Republican-controlled Congress 6 years out of his 8 year presidency.
Congress controls the purse strings.
You go ahead and vote Democrat and for Obama.
Think I'll keep voting for Republicans.