Obama vows to help Democrats in 2014 in third day of talks

U.S. President Barack Obama waves before he speaks at McGavock High School in NashvilleBy Steve Holland and Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama spent part of a third straight day on Wednesday talking to congressional Democrats about an agenda for the year that party leaders hope will help them make gains or limit losses in November elections. Former President Bill Clinton also addressed the group. An atmosphere of worry hangs over Democrats as they gird for congressional elections in November in which they will attempt to hang on to control of the Senate and make gains in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives. Mid-term elections like this year’s often bring bad results for the party that holds the White House.

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