Though many expected the Republican Party to win the majority in the Senate, Democrats fared even worse than forecasted in the midterm elections. The GOP gained at least seven seats in the Senate and at least twelve in the House of Representatives, as well as winning a record number of state legislative seats. Greg Lebel, assistant professor of Political Management at George Washington University, returns to analyze why so many people voted red and what this means going forward for both parties, especially with the ongoing expectation of a Hillary Clinton presidential bid.

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