President Obama promised “change,” and many congressional Democrats who helped him sell that to the American public experienced it firsthand:
House Dems, who delivered for Obama, now diminished minority:https://t.co/tAn98wAVJI
— AP Politics (@AP_Politics) January 27, 2016
Obama’s House allies are in far worse shape politically than they ever imagined they would be at the dawn of his first term, when successive electoral romps in 2006 and 2008 gave them a whopping 257-178 seat edge in the House.
When Obama completes his term, Democrats will have one of their smallest minorities in the House, just 188 members to the GOP’s commanding 247, and little realistic prospect of regaining control anytime soon.
That’s one legacy that won’t be mentioned in Obama’s presidential library:
He built that. https://t.co/SGyzVtzD7m
— Stephen Miller (@redsteeze) January 27, 2016
He really did!
They went too far Left, pissed off the majority of America, who then threw them out. But they won't learn from it. https://t.co/5MQVsdw01r
— John Barry (@CardsFanTX) January 27, 2016