With just hours until election day, polls show that Republicans are poised to regain the House majority. It's a sharp contrast to November 2008, when now-President Barack Obama defeated Sen. John McCain by a margin of victory three times lager than former President George W. Bush's in 2004.
NBC's Jamie Gandel charted the decline of "Hope" logos and the rise of tea party signs in a reel of Washington's greatest hits and misses.
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