• June 13, 2024

This Was How America Looked After Obama Was Elected in 2008…

Tuesday’s midterm elections gave way to the largest Republican majority in the House of Representatives since World War II, dramatically shifting the country away from the Democratic wave President Barack Obama rode into office.

Two House maps illustrate just how much the country shifted politically.

House of Representatives — 2008

Image source: Screen grab of New York Times map

Image source: Screen grab of New York Times map

House of Representatives — 2014

Image source: National Journal

Image source: National Journal

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