Buffett to Attend Two Obama Fundraisers

Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011 03:06 PM

By Newsmax Wires

  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
The ties between President Barack Obama and billionaire investment legend Warren Buffett deepen. Buffett will attend two Obama fundraisers in the coming weeks, The Hill reports.

Warren Buffett, Barack ObamaThis month, the Berkshire Hathaway CEO will appear at a Democratic National Committee event in New York.

Then on Oct. 27, Buffett will go to a $38,500-a-ticket event in a Chicago suburb that will include major donors in the area, such as former Obama campaign national finance Chairwoman Penny Pritzker and John Rogers, another early Obama campaign backer.

Buffett has played a starring role in Obama’s effort to raise taxes on the wealthy. The investor has been touting the idea to various media outlets for months, and Obama has anointed his tax increase proposal as the "Buffett Rule."

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
Retype Email:
Zip Code:
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Rand Paul Laying Groundwork for 2016 With Iowa Trip

Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 13:04 PM

In what many see as a sign of his intent to run for the Republican presidential nomination, Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky w . . .

W. Va. Dem Senate Candidate Separates Herself From Obama

Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 12:39 PM

West Virginia's Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Natalie Tennant is turning the lights out on Obama's White House.
 . . .

Democrats Have Million-dollar Day on Impeachment

Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 11:34 AM

Chatter about impeaching President Barack Obama helped House Democrats' campaign committee raise $1 million online in on . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved