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Chicago just one stop on Obama major donor fund-raising sprint. UPDATE

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WASHINGTON--When President Obama returns home to Chicago on Aug. 5 for three fund-raisers, it's just one of a series of high end major donor events he is headlining between Wednesday and Aug. 9, with many more to come.

Tuesday night in Washington, Obama stroked major Democratic bundlers on behalf of the Democratic National Committee during a dinner at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, where guests included alumni of his powerhouse 2008 presidential finance committee.

For my complete report, click here.

Obama takes Manhattan on Wednesday, with two $30,400-per-person dinners, one at the home of Vogue editor Anna Wintour. On Aug. 2 Obama hits Atlanta for the DNC; event tickets range from $1,000 to $30,400.

Update
On Thursday, Obama is the draw at a DNC fund-raiser at a private home in Washington or the Washington area. end update

As I reported earlier, Aug. 5, Obama travels to Chicago for three fund-raisers: Illinois Democratic Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias at the Palmer House Hotel at $1,000 to $2,400 per person; and for the DNC, a dinner at the home of developer Neil Bluhm for 50 folks, at $30,400 per person and a $250-per person reception at Chicago's Cultural Center

Obama lands in Texas Aug. 9: He's in Austin for an event with a donation from $5,000 to $30,400 for the DNC. In Dallas, Obama headlines an event for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.

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