Obama Plans Calif. Fundraising Appearances with Pelosi

Saturday, 16 Mar 2013 10:41 PM

By Greg Richter

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
    A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
President Barack Obama plans to visit California on April 3 and 4 to raise funds for congressional Democratic candidates, The Los Angeles Times reports.

Obama promised Congressional Republicans this past week he was focusing on legislating — not elections.

The Times reports the president repeatedly told GOP lawmakers he had run his last race and wanted to spend time working with them on his immigration, gun control and economic plans.

The president plans 14 fundraisers this year, 10 outside Washington. Democrats need to gain 17 seats in the House to regain control of both chambers of Congress and the White House.

His California trip will be made up of two San Francisco-area events on April 3, one a $5,000-per-person cocktail reception at the home a former hedge fund manager, the other a $32,500-per-person dinner hosted by philanthropists Ann and Gordon Getty, according to an invitation obtained by the Times.

Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi, who represents San Francisco, is also scheduled to appear at both those fundraisers. Obama will raise funds in the area the next day for the Democratic National Committee.

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
  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
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Allen West Says Goodbye to Florida at Holiday Party

Saturday, 20 Dec 2014 08:49 AM

Tea party hero Allen West is making his final Florida appearance before moving to Texas. . . .

Rep. Mike Kelly Offers Obama 'Lump of Coal for Christmas'

Saturday, 20 Dec 2014 07:50 AM

All forms of energy in the United States should be developed to spur job creation and economic growth, Pennsylvania Repu . . .

Politico: Obama May Give Dems 80 Percent of 2016 Latino Vote

Friday, 19 Dec 2014 19:18 PM

President Barack Obama may be on track to helping deliver as much as 80 percent of Latino voters to the 2016 Democratic  . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

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