U.S. President Barack Obama saw his Democrats suffer a sweeping defeat in the mid-term elections on November 4, 2014. The rival Republican party made significant strides and now control both houses of the U.S. Congress. This will make President Obama's remaining time in office very difficult, as the Republican party is not in agreement with his political plans. Obama is threatening to use Executive Orders to ram through his agenda, which is going to turn ugly.
President Obama held a lengthy press conference today to address questions regarding the Democrats defeat at the polls. It was a humbling experience for Obama, whose presidency held a lot of hope for many. However, voting patterns indicate, the same young demographic that paid a key role in electing and re-electing Obama, are disappointed with how things have gone and simply did not vote this week.