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  • Need to Know

Need To Know | In perspective: Jon Meacham on 'Superlativism' | PBS

Duration: 02:22
Program: Need to Know #120
Broadcast Date: Sep. 17, 2010

Every US president from FDR to Bill Clinton, both Democrat and Republican, has lost House seats in at least one midterm election. Need to Know's Jon Meacham argues that midterms are less about grand shifts in American politics and more about the perennial fickleness of the American voter.

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Post Date: September 17, 2010