But those plans were derailed when he lost his reelection effort in the 2010 Republican tidal wave.
Tempest, hurricane, tidal wave, tsunami, earthquake, or Big Bang?
In "Pamela 1" Louie wades deeper into the gender pool, doubtlessly inviting a tidal wave of backlash.
But Democrats, trying to fend off a GOP tidal wave, are resorting to highly personal attacks.
Cue hysteria, washing over the pop culture landscape in a tidal wave of gossip rags shouting their headlines.
But these tidal pressures did not occur during the whole time of our drifting.
It was on the edge of one of these tidal swatchways that the yacht was now lying.
Hence, also, rise and fall appertain to the tide, while flood and ebb refer to the tidal current.
The tidal wave of progress, once repulsed, is not likely to subside forever.
The mill stood on a tidal stream which ran into the Tyne near to Wallsend.
tidal tid·al (tīd'l)
Resembling the tides; alternately rising and falling.