Obama to begin midterm congressional campaign push in California

Elsewhere, two of the seven congressional candidates scheduled to attend Saturday’s Obama rally are coming from the state’s San Joaquin Valley region, known for its agriculture production. Water, trade, immigration along with jobs are among the top issues.

Obama remains common in California, however he didn’t always do well from the Central Valley during elections. Obama offered some drought relief when in office however some farmers insisted the item didn’t go far enough.

GOP Rep. Jeff Denham will be seeking a fourth term from the 10th District, located in Stanislaus along with San Joaquin counties. His opponent, Harder, has worked in venture capital along with private equity.

Republican Rep. David Valadao, seeking a fourth term from the 21st District, will be being challenged by Cox, who owns a nut processing plant from the Central Valley. Valadao comes coming from a dairy family in which has faced setbacks This specific year.

The district includes portions of Fresno, Kern, Kings along with Tulare counties. The region’s agriculture industry has been hit by retaliatory tariffs imposed by China, including levies fresh fruit, nuts along with dairy products.

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