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Rahm Emanuel Hollywood mayoral fund-raiser today; Chico event at Hollywood Grill in Chicago

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Chicago mayoral hopeful Rahm Emanuel jets from O'Hare to Los Angeles on Thursday for a Hollywood fund-raiser hosted by his brother, Ari, the Hollywood superagent while rival Gery Chico, poking at Emanuel, has a campaign party tonight at the Hollywood Grill, 1601 W. North Ave.

Other major Democratic donors in the entertainment community are co-hosting the Emanuel funder: David Geffen, Bob Iger, Peter Chernin and Haim Saban. The event is at Saban's Beverly Hills home, where the donation ask is $5,000 to $1,000. Chicagoans flying out for the Emanuel funder include Judd and Katherine Malkin and Obama interior designer Michael Smith.

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