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Biden, Obama to campaign together in Pennsylvania

Milwaukee, WI - October 29: Former President Barack Obama speaks at a rally at North Division High School in Milwaukee, WI. Obama is campaigning throughout the country ahead of the November 8 election. (Alex Wroblewski for The Washington Post)

Former president Barack Obama, his party’s most sought-after surrogate, will campaign with President Biden in Pennsylvania on Saturday as they look to lift Democrats to victory in a crucial battleground state. With only eight days left until Election Day, Biden also is ramping up his campaign appearances, with an appearance in Florida on Tuesday with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist and a stop later this week in California for Rep. Mike Levin (D). Republicans, meanwhile, are continuing to press the economy as their top issue as they aim to flip control of Congress and pick up key offices in states around the country.

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The 2022 Midterm Elections

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Divided government: Republicans narrowly won back control of the House, while Democrats will keep control of the Senate, creating a split Congress.

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