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Despite a rousing victory in the Persian Gulf War a year earlier, President George H.W. Bush failed to win re-election as President in 1992.

All but which of the following led to his defeat?


The nation was experiencing a recession.


Bush lost support when he later broke his 1988 "no new taxes" promise.


Democratic candidate Bill Clinton was popular with the younger generation of voters.


Bush found himself the subject of a campaign financing scandal.


A viable third-party candidate, Ross Perot, entered the race.

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