Saturday, February 11, 2012

Obama Fundraising

  • President Barack Obamas stance on gay marriage has been foggy at best, but the president didnt hesitate to collect $1,432,000 at a fundraising event at the Northwest D.C. home of high-profile lesbians Karen Dixon and Nan Schaffer last night.
  • (US News and World Report)
  • a fundraising initiative from the fashion world.
  • (CBS News)
  • A few weeks ago, President Obama cracked the door of his personal music vault when he crooned a line of Al Green's "Let's Stay Together" during a fundraising event in Harlem.
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  • So far, Mrs. Obama has headlined 32 fundraisers over the past 10 months, including six this year.
  • (AP -
  • President Barack Obama cited the repeal of the ban on openly gay and lesbian servicemembers as his administration's most important LGBT-specific accomplishments at a private fundraiser in Washington, D.C., on Thursday that raised $1.
  • (EDGE Boston)
  • Jan. 31 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama entered his re-election year with more money to spend than he had four years ago when he defeated Hillary Clinton to win the Democratic nomination. Obama reported a bank account balance of $81.
  • (Businessweek)
  • President Barack Obama's campaign manager as well as some White House and Cabinet officials will attend and speak at Priorities USA fundraising events." Of course, they "won't be soliciting contributions." Wink-wink, nudge-nudge.
  • (Poughkeepsie Journal)
  • Following his three election victories this week and a strong fundraising boost, the Republican presidential candidate predicted the GOP would win the election by making Barack Obama and his failed policies the issues of this race.
  • (CNN)

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