What factors helped Clinton win the presidency in 1992? A. Bush was hurt by his failure to honor his pledge of no new taxes. B. Clinton was boosted by his promise to bring the hostages home from Iran. C. Bush was hurt by the tax cuts he put in place. D. Clinton was boosted by his pledge of no new taxes.
The answer was a. He failed his promise not to introduce new taxes, his popularity was affected. The deteriorating state of the economy also hurt Bush. Apart from that, Clinton was able to attract young Americans to vote for him.