On Nov. 4, American voters spoke out. They expressed their immense frustration on the state of the union by handing a landslide victory to the Republican Party. At the time of this writing, the Republican Party has secured 243 seats in the House of Representatives and 52 seats in the Senate. This gives them a majority in both chambers of U.S. Congress. It also means that President Barack Obama, for better or for worse, has become a lame duck, with two years remaining in his second term.
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