Obama Joins Big Push Toward A Democratic House

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President Barack Obama speaks at a rally Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, in North Las Vegas, Nev. Obama was in Nevada to boost Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign and help Democrats in their bid to retake control of the Senate. (John Locher/AP)

The odds are still long, but with Hillary Clinton’s lead growing in the presidential race, Democrats are increasingly eyeing Congressional seats that are up for grabs this November.

One of those Democrats is President Barack Obama, who is endorsing 30 more House candidates today.

NPR’s Ron Elving talks with Here & Now’s Robin Young about how the presidential race is affecting down-ballot races in the campaign’s final two weeks.


Ron Elving, NPR’s senior Washington editor and correspondent. He tweets @NPRrelving.

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