Rocky road for Obama with Republicans in charge of Congress

Republican Thom Tillis reacts after the results of the U.S. midterm elections in Charlotte, North CarolinaBy Steve Holland and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama faced a political rebuke and a curb on his policy ambitions on Wednesday after Republicans seized control of the U.S. Senate and captured their biggest majority in the House of Representatives in more than 60 years. Tuesday’s midterm elections gave Republicans control of both houses of Congress for the first time since elections in 2006 and the first time since Obama entered the White House nearly six years ago. …

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