US President Obama holds press conference at White House after mid term elections
President Barack Obama holds a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington D.C. on Nov. 5, 2014.
Kevin Lamarque—Reuters
November 5, 2014 2:39 PM EST

President Obama will address the press for the first time following big Republican wins in the 2014 Midterm election. The Democrats lost control of Congress, despite having spent their campaigns working to distance themselves from both the President and his policies. In the end, Republicans were able to gain control of the Senate and maintain control of the House of Representatives.

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