HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama’s stops on the mid-term campaign trail will run through Philadelphia.READ MORE: West Virginia Lowers COVID-19 Vaccination Rates Because Some Data Counted Twice
The state Democratic Party said Obama will headline a Sept. 21 rally in Philadelphia to boost the re-election campaigns of Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey and Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf, but also other down-ballot races that Democrats are contesting.
In the Philadelphia area alone, Democrats are hoping to flip four U.S. House seats and more than a dozen state legislative seats that will be on the Nov. 6 general election ballots.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Public Schools Board To Vote On Forming 'Education Crisis Intervention Committee'
Casey and Wolf are leading independent polls comfortably over two Republican challengers aligned with President Donald Trump.
After the rally, Obama is headlining a fundraiser for Casey and Senate Democrats in Philadelphia. Donald Trump Jr. is headlining a state Republican Party dinner that evening.MORE NEWS: South Strabane Township Police Say Missing 65-Year-Old Man John Ruffing Found Safe
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