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Senate Democrats welcome Clinton, Obama intervention

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama on stage.
Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama could get involved in Senate races in 2018. Photo: KENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images

Democrats are leaving the door open for Hillary Clinton and former President Barack Obama to intervene in Senate races across the country.

Why it matters: Some Republicans, like Missouri's Josh Hawley, are already negatively tying Senate Democrats to Clinton, proving these Democratic figures might be more of a political liability than beneficial.