Political Party Tenure

Or Who Can We Blame for this Mess!

Written by Leon Felkins, 9/8/96

Revised 4 Oct. 1996

Hard at Work!Note: this section is under constant revision!

"I believe that all government is evil, and that trying to improve it is largely a waste of time." - H L Mencken
The following table shows the periods of time the two parties have occupied the Presidency, the Senate, and the House since 1921. It is a useful exercise when viewing the historical spending tables of the U.S. Government to see if they correlate in any way with which Party is in power.

Political Parties
YearPresidentSenateHouse
1921RRR
1923RRR
1925RRR
1927RRR
1929RRR
1931RRD
1933DDD
1935DDD
1937DDD
1939DDD
1941DDD
1943DDD
1945DDD
1947DRR
1949DDD
1951DDD
1953RRR
1955RDD
1957RDD
1959RDD
1961DDD
1963DDD
1965DDD
1967DDD
1969RDD
1971RDD
1973RDD
1975RDD
1977DDD
1979DDD
1981RRD
1983RRD
1985RRD
1987RDD
1989RDD
1991RDD
1993DDD
1995DRR


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