This special week-long miniseries from the "Can He Do That?" podcast explores wave elections that changed control of the House of Representatives -- something that's only happened three times in the past 60 years. Host Martine Powers looks at why they happened, how they changed our political system, and most importantly, what they tell us about what to expect in November, telling each story through the eyes of the people who were there.
Given what we've learned from the 1994, 2006 and 2010 midterms about how partisanship, divisiveness and polarizing presidents all affect both midterm elections and the powers of the presidency, we ask if Democrats can flip the House in 2018.
2010 was the year of the Tea Party, the year of backlash against Obama, and the year of the biggest shift of power in the House in a century. But it’s also the year that Republicans executed a little-noticed strategy that cemented their place in power.