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Obama raises $1.7 million at $35,200 per couple fund-raiser.

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WASHINGTON--President Obama raised $1.7 million Tuesday night at fund-raisers in San Francisco-- $1.1m for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and $600,000 for Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.).

The price list, according to the invitation:

The cocktail reception cost $250 to $500 per person.

It's $2,000 for the VIP reception, which includes "premium standing area at the cocktail reception," according to the invite.

The dinner costs $35,200 per couple or $17,000 for an individual, and it includes a photo with the POTUS.

From the pool report: An official from Boxer's campaign says there will be 1,000 people total attending the fundraisers, roughly 100 paid for the dinner. After the Fairmont events, Obama headed to a private fundraiser at the home of Ann and Gordon Getty

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