Obama Brushes Dirt off Shoulder After Midterm Losses

Since the Nov. 4 drubbing suffered by his party, the president has come out swinging.

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014.

Photographer: Jim Bourg/Pool via Bloomberg

While President Obama suffered a political drubbing in the midterm elections—with Democrats losing control of the Senate and giving up more seats in the House of Representatives—you'd never know it from the way he's acted since. 

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