Midterm candidates turn to political superstars for campaign help

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WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- This Election Day, candidates on both sides of the aisle are turning to the biggest names in politics for campaign help.

President Donald Trump has been jet setting across the country at a dizzying pace, all because the hottest races could come down to a narrow margin.

"An appearance by one candidate, or another candidate, or a former office holder, or a current office holder can really make much more of a difference," said Trump surrogate Marc Lotter.

Lotter tells us rallies are only one part of the ground game. Republicans are relying on campaign polling and knocking on doors.

"Make sure grab your friends, your family co-workers, people at church, and take them to the polls with you, because that's how important it's going to be," said Lotter.

Democrats are fighting fire with fire, sending Former President Barack Obama out on the campaign trail.

"Barack Obama really gets people excited and engaged and ready to vote," said Democratic National Committee Deputy Communications Director Sabrina Singh.

Singh says Democrats are using Obama's popularity to draw in voters and distinguish their party from Republicans on issues like health care, jobs, and education.

"All we have to do on Election Day is harness the enthusiasm we have seen from the women's marches to the March for our Lives to the hearing around Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation, and deliver that at the polls," said Singh.

Ultimately, all of the high-profile rallies are about getting candidates into office. But the election results might also answer the question - who is the better campaigner - Trump or Obama?

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