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Former President Barack Obama will finally leap back into the political fray this weekend, campaigning for various Democratic candidates ahead of this fall’s crucial midterm elections.

In his first stop, Obama will campaign in Orange County, California, a typically Republican stronghold where Democrats now hope to flip congressional seats in November.

On Saturday, the former president will rally with seven Democratic congressional candidates, including Josh Harder (CA-10), TJ Cox (CA-21), Katie Hill (CA-25), Gil Cisneros (CA-39), Katie Porter (CA-45), Harley Rouda (CA-48) and Mike Levin (CA-49). These districts are all significant to the Democratic party’s attempts to regain a majority in the House of Representatives, as they are Republican-held but won by Hillary Clinton in 2016.

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Author: By Gideon Resnick