Timeline: President Obama's presidency

A look back through President Barack Obama's presidency as the 44th President of the United States of America.

Republicans take control of the House

Credit: Getty Images, 2012

Nov. 2, 2010

Republicans take control of the House

Riding a wave of concerns about the economy and the rise of the Tea Party, Republicans picked up 63 seats and took control of the House in the midterm elections.

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