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P&C Industry Performance by President

Under which president did the insurance industry perform best? We bet the answer surprises you. What about worst?  Does a president's political party matter when it comes to the industry's profitability?

The United States President’s political party “has marginal bearing on the profitability of the P&C insurance industry,” says Robert Hartwig, president of the Insurance Information Institute.

15. Johnson (D)

14. George W. Bush (first term) (R)

13. Eisenhower (second term) (R)

12. Eisenhower (first term) (R)

11. Obama (first term) (D)

10. Truman (D)

9. Nixon/Ford (R)

8. Reagan (first term) (R)

7. Clinton (second term) (D)

6. George H.W. Bush (R)

5. Clinton (first term)(D)

4. Nixon (first term) (R)

3. George W. Bush (second term) (R)

2. Reagan (second term) (R)

1. Carter (D)

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