Economic growth

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During the first three months of Obama's presidency, the economy slumped at an annual rate of 5.4%. Since then, gross domestic product -- the broadest measure of economic growth -- has been recovering in fits and starts, but overall, the rebound has been a lackluster one compared to those following prior recessions.

First published January 28, 2014: 7:06 AM ET
Charts by CNNMoney's Dana Lipnickas and Dominic Aratari

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