"Then the generic ballot got big".
At the rally in Gary, Obama accused Republicans of exaggerating threats.
With a walking caravan of immigrants weeks away from reaching the border, Mr Trump dispatched more than 5,000 troops to the region.
Following the outbreak of the #MeToo movement denouncing sexual assault, and the massive women's protests against Trump, women voters and candidates will play critical roles in the first major election since Trump took power.
Significant Democratic legislative losses under President Barack Obama allowed Republicans to draw lines favouring them after the 2010 census.
Also a record number of women - 200 Democrats and 60 Republicans - are candidates for Congress, where they now hold only about 20 percent of the seats. In Florida, Republican Gov. Rick Scott is also challenging Democratic Sen. The answer is that the Democrats are having to defend 26 of their seats - 10 in states won by Trump in 2016 - while the Republicans have only nine seats in play, making it the most skewed contest since 1938.
Trump's final sprint will take him Monday to Ohio, Indiana and Missouri.
Democrats even have a millennial candidate in California's 50th district.
Martha McSally, wore a maroon-and-gold Arizona State University T-shirt and jeans as she belted out the national anthem at the school's homecoming game. "She's great. She's great!"
Republican candidates in competitive House districts, nearly a third of which backed Hillary Clinton in 2016, threaten to be dragged down by the president's unpopularity. "If it's bad for Tennessee, I need to oppose him". Joe Donnelly. Sisters Denise Tucker and Mary Raybon brought a half-dozen relatives to the event. That barbed wire - yes sir, we have barbed wire going up.
And they appear particularly motivated to vote.
Some Republicans said they believe Trump has ignored the House, where Democrats are expected to reclaim control, to concentrate on the Senate, where the GOP is hoping to keep their majority.
Kemp refused, and just three days before the election helaunched an evidence-free claim that state Democrats hacked voter registration files in the state and he is going to investigate. That sentiment was shared by half of Democrats and a 42 percent plurality of independents.
Ms. Trump, who is married to the president's son Eric, added that Obamacare was arguably "the most horrible" health care plan in the country's history.
"I'm voting for Donald Trump", Stuart Kanter said. "Don't be bamboozled. Don't let them run the okey-doke on you".
"The only problem is that they don't have a candidate", he said. "You can't fall for it".
That 13 percent figure is also among the lowest in 18 years; the last time it dropped that low was in the final year of President Bill Clinton's administration. "Instead they've racked up enough indictments to field a football team", Obama said.
He said at a rally on Sunday evening in Macon, Georgia, that the Department of Homeland Security has released the "names" of 300 criminals affiliated with the caravan.
Trump is not on the ballot in the midterms, which see the entire House of Representatives and a third of the Senate up for grabs.
He pointed to the recent synagogue shooting, as well as mailed bombs, and a grocery store shooting that targeted African Americans.
"We're here to show our support", Hodgson said.
"I think Republicans had a chance to hold the House", Rove said.