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Obama Confidante's 'Screaming Siren': Dems Could Face Another 2010

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Plouffe ran Obama's 2008 campaign and served as a senior White House adviser before stepping down shortly after the president won re-election.

"I think for, particularly red states, and we've got a bunch of red states though like in Louisiana, in Arkansas, we have significant minority population. We’re going to have to work over time on turnout," he said. "It’s not just about data and technology. The candidates themselves are going to have to do a good job."

He added that he doesn't believe Obamacare is a problem for Democrats.

Republicans have a considerable advantage in the November congressional elections, in large part because their base tends to turn out in higher numbers during mid-terms.