Obama dips into U.S. midterm election with first endorsements

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the election results that saw Donald Trump become President-elect from the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, U.S., November 9, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. President Barack Obama dipped into November’s midterm election fight for the first time on Wednesday, endorsing 81 Democrats in 14 states with a focus on young, diverse candidates and lower-level races. Obama, whose relatively low political profile since leaving office last year has frustrated some fellow Democrats, described the list […]

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