Grayer Obama Goes Back to His Youth Base in Midterm Pitch

Voters under 30 could help Democrats retain control of the Senate in midterm elections, but the challenge for President Barack Obama and his party is to convince them they've benefited from his leadership and get them more interested in casting ballots.
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Looking for ways to campaign for Democrats in next month's midterm elections without inadvertently dragging down individual candidates with his own low ratings, President Barack Obama has decided to try to rekindle the flame with a group that was once among his most enthusiastic constituencies: voters under 30. 

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