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a2 Stanford University
a3 Stanford University
In President Obama's words, the Democratic Party experienced a “shellacking” in the 2010 elections. In particular, the net loss of 63 House seats was the biggest midterm loss suffered by a party since 1938—the largest in the lifetimes of approximately 93% of the American population.
David W. Brady is the Davies Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and the McCoy Professor of Political Science at Stanford University. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Morris P. Fiorina is the Wendt Family Professor of Political Science at Stanford University and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arjun S. Wilkins is a Ph.D. candidate in political science at Stanford University. He can be reached at email@example.com.