Jun 2, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Obama, Pelosi to headline DCCC fundraiser in California

President Barack Obama greets House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Barack Obama is scheduled to headline a DCCC fundraiser along with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Anna Eshoo in the Bay Area late June, reports Politico.

Why it matters: The former president has largely stayed out of the political spotlight since leaving office, but is coming back as we get closer to the midterms and Democrats fight to take back the House. Expect Democrats to use Obama and Hillary Clinton to fire up their base before November.

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