Will Dismal Midterms Undercut Obama's Asia Trip?
As President Obama heads to Asia, analysts are eager to see how the last election has affected his image abroad.By Sebastian Martinez | November 9, 2014
As President Obama kicks off his trip to Asia with a visit to China, there are a few things to look for — but one of the biggest is how the November elections have affected the president's image abroad.
Some analysts saw the gains by Republicans last week as a referendum on the president, and heading into his last two years in office, the election results could affect his influence abroad.
The president will be attending the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum this week, a meeting that looks to promote free trade and cooperation between the Pacific Rim countries. (Video via NBC)