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Obama ponders mid-term losses

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By this time next week the US elections will be over and we will know if President Obama's Democrats will have lost control of Congress.

All 435 seats in the House of Representatives are up for election, and most commentators think the Republicans will form the majority.

Defeat would be a real threat to President Obama's political agenda.

Our North America Editor, Mark Mardell, has been looking at how the President might cope.


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