Election 2014

Obama Makes Only Senate-Race Campaign Appearance in Michigan

He must not like the guy.

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DETROIT—President Barack Obama headlined his first and only campaign event with a 2014 Senate candidate this election cycle, just three days before voters head to the polls to decide which party will control the Senate during his last two years in office.

By appearing Saturday night with Democrat Gary Peters, who holds a double-digit lead over Republican Terri Land in public-opinion surveys, Mr. Obama chose to wade into a Senate race in which Democrats already are favored.