Can He Do That?

How to Flip the House: A prologue on why midterm elections matter

In the last 60 years, the House of Representatives has changed political control just three times: in 1994, 2006, and 2010. What do those midterms tell us about what it takes to flip the House? And about why midterm elections matter? Related link

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Donald Trump’s historic presidency is unlike any other that’s come before it. Each episode of this podcast focuses on one aspect of Trump’s time in the White House that raises the question: ‘Can He Do That?’

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In the last 60 years, the House of Representatives has changed political control just three times: in 1994, 2006, and 2010. What do those midterms tell us about what it takes to flip the House? And about why midterm elections matter? This miniseries explores the wave elections that changed control of the House of Representatives -- why they happened, how they changed our political system, and most importantly, what they tell us about what to expect this coming November. All through the eyes of the people who were there. See all the episodes, and dive even deeper, at wapo.st/howtoflipthehouse

About Can He Do That?

Donald Trump’s historic presidency is unlike any other that’s come before it. Each episode of this podcast focuses on one aspect of Trump’s time in the White House that raises the question: ‘Can He Do That?’