Since President Biden took over in the Oval Office, the administration has dealt with a number of catastrophes. The botched Afghanistan withdrawal was the first crisis, followed by more recent ordeals such as the supply chain disaster and record-high gas prices.
But perhaps most poignant in voters’ minds is inflation, which reached a 40-year high this month, rising by a whopping 8.5 percentage points since February 2021. Among the areas worst hit by inflation is Northern Virginia, according to new stats.
Here is a table showing the latest inflation figures in a number of American regions, rounded out by Northern Virginia and DC: