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March 21, 2014


Obama Says Democrats 'Get Clobbered' in Midterms

President Obama complained at a fundraiser that Democrats "get clobbered" in midterm elections, The Hill reports, noting that that "young, female, black and Hispanic voters were more likely to vote in elections with a presidential contest."

Said Obama: "Suddenly a more representative cross section of America gets out there, and we do pretty well in presidential elections. But in midterms, we get clobbered, either because we don't think it's important or because we get so discouraged about what's happening in Washington that we think it's not worth our while. And the reason today is so important, and the reason that I'm so appreciative for all of you being here is because we're going to have to get over that. This is a top priority."












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