When Republicans picked up 63 House seats in the 2010 midterm elections, they didn't just wipe out the previous Democratic majority. They pulled off the largest congressional sweep since 1948.
"It was a message from voters, that they were rejecting the big-government agenda pursued by Democrats in Washington during the first two years of Obama's presidency," said Paul Lindsay, communications director for the National Republican Congressional Committee, citing the $831 billion stimulus bill and health care reform as failed polices spurned by the nation.
There were two messages from Republicans on the morning after their sweeping victory in the 2014 midterm elections. One was that voters had elected Republicans to stop President Barack Obama's agenda. The other was that voters had e... Read Post
The fight for the midterm elections is not confined to traditional battlegrounds, where Republicans and Democrats often swap seats every few cycles. In the Senate,... Read Post