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McCain four-city fund-raising tour launches in Chicago; to bankroll battleground state drives

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CHICAGO--When John McCain hits the Windy City Monday for a high dollar fund-raiser at the Chicago Hilton, it's part of a four-city "Road to Victory Tour" package designed to lure high end donors. McCain is expected to haul at least $2 million out of the city on Monday to be divided between the Republican National Committee and state parties in the key battle ground states of Michigan, Missouri, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

The latest word I have is NOT to expect McCain running mate Sarah Palin to show up with him. Even though McCain is taking public funding for his general election campaign--he can still headline events for party warchests.

The "Road to Victory Tour" receptions moves from Chicago to Miami on Sept. 15 to Los Angeles on Oct. 1 to New York on Oct. 14.

*An individual pledging to raise $200,000 gets a "universal pass" to all four events and all perks.


*A pledge to raise $50,000 gets a VIP reception, four photo-op tickets, a reception and two tickets for a private dinner with McCain.

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Of course he's not taking her. He's either sobered up or woken up, too late.

REMEMBER THAT CRACK ABOUT COMMUNITY ORGANIZER
FROM THE GOP CONVENTION AND PALIN, HERE'S FOOD
FOR THOUGHT, ONE WAS A COMMUNITY ORGANIZER AND
THEN WENT TO LAW SCHOOL, THE OTHER ONE PALIN
ATTENDED 5 COLLEGES IN 6 YEARS!
I GUESS ATTENDED HARVARD ISN'T A BIG DEAL TO
SOMEONE WHO CAN'T GET OUT OF UNDERGRADUATE
SCHOOL!

FORGET ABOUT RAISING MONEY HE WILL NEED A NEW VP WHEN THE MEDIA GET THESE PICTURE I JUST RECEIVED

You liberal posters slay me. Sarah Palin has done more for our party than you sickos know. Our base is ready.We with her help are winning.
You will all be sorry for your chauvinist posts come 11/04/08 when Sarah and John take the game sorry DEMS your done.
Obama has more baggage than McCain/Palin they have never been in trouble with Rezmar and Tony Rezko or Marxists Jeremiah Wright,Father Pfleger and William Ayers.

hahah...Hey, here's some more food for thought...One candidate graduated fourth from the bottom of his naval class but has thoroughly outsmarted the other candidate who is a Harvard Graduate...You're right Phil..attending Harvard isn't a big deal

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