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Obama Has Major Stake in 2014 US Electionsi
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December 18, 2013 9:00 PM
U.S. voters head to the polls next November for congressional midterm elections with enormous political stakes for President Barack Obama. All 435 seats in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives will be at stake along with 33 of the 100 seats in the Democratically-controlled Senate. President Obama has seen a major dip in his public approval rating of late and if that continues, it could be a major factor in the November elections. VOA National correspondent Jim Malone has more from Washington.

Obama Has Major Stake in 2014 US Elections

Published December 18, 2013

U.S. voters head to the polls next November for congressional midterm elections with enormous political stakes for President Barack Obama. All 435 seats in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives will be at stake along with 33 of the 100 seats in the Democratically-controlled Senate. President Obama has seen a major dip in his public approval rating of late and if that continues, it could be a major factor in the November elections. VOA National correspondent Jim Malone has more from Washington.


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