Obama wraps up Western campaign trip


WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):

3 p.m.

President Barack Obama is wrapping up a three-day swing through Nevada and California. He’s campaigning and raising money for Democratic candidates in the Nov. 8 election.

The president is participating in a fundraiser benefiting the organization that coordinates efforts to elect Democrats to the Senate. Tickets for the event were $33,400. It’s taking place Tuesday at the home of television writer, director and producer Ryan Murphy.

Obama has participated in 12 fundraisers for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee this election cycle and Vice President Joe Biden has participated in 15.

Democrats need to pick up four seats to take the Senate majority if Hillary Clinton wins and five If Republican Donald Trump wins.

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