It is a bitter defeat for the Democrats. The Republicans rule the U.S. Congress. The president must now fear a total blockade. Especially in the case of ideologically charged topics like immigration, a consensus is not to be expected.
Because of ignorance more than conviction, voters have rejected everything that has to do with Obama and his party.
It is now up to Hillary Clinton to rekindle the light that once shone so brightly on President Obama.
As an old political proverb from the U.S. dictates, "you campaign in poetry, you govern in prose." Barack Obama, who once inspired millions of Americans with his highly ambitious rhetoric, but who then became entangled in the complicated web of political life, is the perfect embodiment of this. Be it in poetry or [Read more]
<i>Barack Obama’s Democrats will lose the congressional election today. After six years in office, the president must recognize that he has failed with the "we" in his campaign slogan.</i>
“Yes we can” is the sentence that we, that everyone, will always associate with the first black president of the United [Read more]
<i>The foretold Republican victory tomorrow will be because of resentment votes against Barack Obama.</i>
Tomorrow, the U.S. will have its midterm elections. Americans will vote on who will occupy the 435 seats of the House of Representatives, 33 of the 100 seats of the Senate, and 33 local governments and 46 local [Read more]
So few Americans are interested in the elections that many will not vote. The other problem in mobilizing voters: the elections lack a clear theme.
Governors will be chosen, but the American people do not see this as something important. Never was so much owed by so many to so few: negotiations for the creation of a [Read more]
<b>In an increasingly divided United States, the November 4th midterm elections are seen as a referendum on the president, but local interests, economic strategies and future visions will influence the result.</b>
The 2014 midterms are a referendum for and against Barack Obama. This is how they have often been [Read more]
Making them squeal portends tough times ahead for the Democrats.