President Barack Obama comes home Friday to haul millions of dollars into his re-election warchest at two events, both at the Palmer House Hilton:
Lunch event sliding scale:
$2,500.00 Lunch Guest, $10,000.00 Preferred Seating, Campaign Discussion and Preferred Seating, $25,000.00 Host, Table Captain, $35,800.00 Luncheon Chair.
At a smaller roundtable, top price, $35,800 featuring:
Penny Pritzker,CEO of PSP Capital Partners Pat Quinn, Governor of Illinois Emil Jones Jr., former President of the Illinois State Senate, David Axelrod, Senior Strategist to Obama re-election campaign Bill Daley, former White House chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, Mayor of Chicago
The proceeds from both events go to the Obama Victory Fund 2012, a joint fundraising committee authorized by Obama for America and the Democratic National Committee.
TUESDAY MORE OBAMA FUND-RAISING IN CHICAGO
Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Grammy winner John Legend headline a March 20 major donor Obama re-election fund-raiser in Chicago.
The fund-raiser--on Illinois primary day-- features what is billed as a "private perfomance" by Legend with a discussion afterwards led by former Obama White House domestic policy chief Melody Barnes.