“When they get discouraged they don’t vote,” he said. “We have to break out of that cycle, and that is what this election is about.”
Obama emphasized the need to retain a Democratic majority in the Senate. With House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi in the audience, he also called for Democrats to make a push to recapture control of the House, though many party activists have little hope of achieving that.
Obama was holding five fundraisers for the Democratic Party during a three-day California swing.
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