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Obama Hosts $32K Per-Head Fundraiser

President Obama kicked off his DNC fundraising in California Thursday with a $32,400-per-head brunch at the Atherton home of investment guru Mark W. Heising and his wife, Liz Simons.

"Obama described it, with some understatement, as a 'spectacular home,'" the pool reporter writes. "It’s on a hilltop with 360 degree views. Once through the gate at the bottom of the hill, the motorcade snaked past a vineyard. Pool walked around the house past a swimming pool, assorted gardens and patios, a bocce court, and eventually into the back of a relatively modest room where the brunch was held."

The intimate affair included only roughly 30 guests, who for the price of admission got a photo with the president and to listen to his remarks -- "“I am very optimistic that we get immigration reform done in the next few months…. It’s going to be tougher to get gun legislation to reduce gun violence through the Senate and the House that so many of us, I think, want to see, particularly after the tragedy at Newtown.”

Source: Politico. Read full article. (link)

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  • Sevo||

    "President Obama kicked off his DNC fundraising in California Thursday with a $32,400-per-head brunch at the Atherton home of investment guru Mark W. Heising and his wife, Liz Simons."

    Nope. It started Weds night at a home in the Seacliff neighborhood in SF. Same demographic, same same cynical hypocrisy on his part, same self-righteous thuggery on their part.
    The perpetual campaign, part N.

  • ant1sthenes||

    Well, let's hope Kim Jong Un wasn't lying about being able to nuke CA. Can't think of a more fitting end for the campaigner-in-chief than to be whacked on a fundraiser.

  • InlineSkate||

    I find it compelling that he's able to get anyone to attend these fundraisers. He sure loves to disparage the 1% but certainly doesn't mind their fundraising.

  • Sevo||

    And they don't mind licking the dirt he walks upon.

  • RightNut||

    What is he fundraising for?? Isn't the election over? Maybe Obama puts the FUN back in FUNdraising? so many questions.

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