Six-Year Itch Plagues Presidents in Midterms

History shows that midterm elections are usually bad for the president's party.

HONOLULU, HI - DECEMBER 31: U.S. President Barack Obama exits Island Snow at Kailua Beach Center where he, daughters Sasha, Malia and friends and family went for Shave Ice on December 31, 2013 in Honolulu, Hawaii. The First Family is in Hawaii for the winter holidays. 
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