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Does Obama help or hurt Clinton?

Eight years ago, Barack Obama cast himself as the rare candidate who could transcend the polarizing “politics of the past” and bridge divides that had left Washington barely functioning for years. Ultimately, the gulf was too wide — if anything, the political climate in the United States worsened. So, standing before the last, biggest audience he has left, Obama on Wednesday found a successor to carry forward the hopes and aspirations that once rallied millions to his side. “It can be frustrating, this business of democracy. Trust me, I know,” Obama told an adoring audience as he extolled Hillary Clinton
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