Lost dreams Shake Obama’s house of cards

If Republicans gain control of the Senate in Tuesday’s midterm elections, it will make the president an even lonelier figure

22nd December, 2014

US president Barack Obama may not be on the ballot in Tuesday’s Congressional elections, but he is set for a rough day all the same.

Obama’s Democratic colleagues will suffer losses, that much is clear. The main questions at this point concern the scale of those setbacks and the extent to which the president can be blamed.

Tuesday will see all 435 members of the House of Representatives up for re-election....

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