WASHINGTON--This is a first. The two frontrunners in the 2008 presidential race-- Republican Rudy Giuliani, the former New York Mayor and Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton, the New York Senator, are both in Chicago on Thursday, squeezing what seems to be unlimited campaign cash out of the city. The two events are unequal. Clinton is trolling for high dollar donations--$2,300-a-person. Giuliani ask is $50 per and $10 for students.
A band of rival 2008er Republican Ron Paul followers plan to greet Giuliani when he hits Maggiano's starting at 5:30 p.m.
Giuliani is holding a town hall meeting in the suburbs this afternoon. Guess the whomp is out of an endorsement a few weeks ago by Rep. Jerry Weller (R-Ill.) since he decided not to run again after the Tribune broke a detailed investigation of his international real estate deals.
Meanwhile, Clinton decided to meet the press in Chicago before her funder at the Hyatt on Wacker. (see details of her two Thursday funders in the city in an earlier post.)
Invite your family, friends, colleagues and come hear Mayor Giuliani speak.
Please join us at:
111 West Grand Avenue
Corner of Clark & Grand
Chicago, IL 60610
Thursday, October 4th
Doors Open at 5:30 PM
Program Starts at 7:00 PM
Tickets are $50 per Adult and $10 per Student with valid ID.
To RSVP please send an email to Illinois@joinrudy2008.com