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Speaker Pelosi: Headlined so far 194 events for Nov. 2 candidates in 24 states

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WASHINGTON--House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is one of the Democrats top draws when it comes to fund-raising. Major donors demand face time with the big shot Democrats: Pelosi, President Obama, Vice President Biden and former President Bill Clinton can draw in the major checks.

The Pelosi political travel so far, according to the Speakers office:

"Since entering the Democratic leadership in 2002, the Speaker has raised more than $215 million for Democrats. In the current cycle, the Speaker has raised $50.1 million for the DCCC, Members, and candidates. This cycle, she has been to 24 states and one territory, holding 194 political events (not including events in D.C. and SF).

"October Travel:
The Speaker will travel across the country for the DCCC, Members and candidates, participating in more than 25 fundraising events in 8 states with 21 Members and candidates as well as message events on the "Make it in America" manufacturing strategy, job creation, protecting Social Security, honoring our commitments to Troops & Veterans and the Patients' Bill of Rights."


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SPEAKER PELOSI

Since entering the Democratic leadership in 2002, the Speaker has raised more than $215 million for Democrats. In the current cycle, the Speaker has raised $50.1 million for the DCCC, Members, and candidates. This cycle, she has been to 24 states and one territory, holding 194 political events (not including events in D.C. and SF).

October Travel:
The Speaker will travel across the country for the DCCC, Members and candidates, participating in more than 25 fundraising events in 8 states with 21 Members and candidates as well as message events on the "Make it in America" manufacturing strategy, job creation, protecting Social Security, honoring our commitments to Troops & Veterans and the Patients' Bill of Rights.

Some highlights:

Over this coming weekend, the Speaker will be fundraising for the DCCC in Los Angeles and New York.

Next week:
On Monday, in DC the Speaker will address the Fortune Magazine Womens' Summit.

On Wednesday, the Speaker will be in San Francisco discussing the "Make it in America" agenda at a local manufacturer.

Remainder of October - highlights:
Monday, October 11
Coral Gables, FL - DCCC Dinner with President Obama

Monday, October 18
Pittsburgh - Speaker will address the Women of Steel Conference (United Steel Workers)

Saturday, October 23
Minneapolis - DCCC Dinner with President Obama

Monday, October 25
San Francisco - DCCC Dinner with First Lady Michelle Obama

CURRENT CYCLE - 2010

Travel to 24 states plus Puerto Rico:
Arizona
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Florida
Illinois
Iowa
Kentucky
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Missouri
Nevada
New Mexico
New York
Ohio
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Puerto Rico
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Texas
Virginia
Washington

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