Special: Webcast Extra: Does the economy do better under Democrats or Republicans?

Jul. 08, 2014 AT 2:23 p.m. EDT

In the Webcast Extra, David Wessel discusses his story about whether the economy does better with Democrats or Republicans in the White House. Historically, according to economists, Democratic presidents fare better, but as David explains, it might be just luck. Also, Vice President Biden travelled to Asia this week. Jackie Calmes reports. And Michael Fletcher reports on the looming debt crisis in Puerto Rico.

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