March 31, 1999


We can now say with confidence that our peacetime economic expansion is the longest in history. And it is different than most past expansions. This time, the expansion is inclusive, not exclusive. This time, our prosperity belongs to the many, not merely to the few. This time, a rising tide truly does lift all boats.

-- President Bill Clinton

Today, the Commerce Department announced that final GDP growth in the fourth quarter was a robust 6.0 percent (at an annual rate). With the longest peacetime economic expansion in history, the lowest unemployment rate in 41 years, the lowest core inflation rate in over 30 years, and the highest homeownership rate in history, it is clear that President Clinton's three-part economic strategy of fiscal discipline, investments in people, and opening markets abroad is working for America's families.

America's Economy Continues To Grow Steady and Strong. Today's announcement that GDP growth was a strong 6.0 percent for the fourth quarter is more evidence that the American economy remains strong and stable:

President Clinton's Three-Part Economic Growth Strategy Is Working. Today's numbers show that we should continue with President Clinton's growth strategy:

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