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Obama Fundraiser Will Be Largest in History

President Obama's dinner with George Clooney "has officially sold out," and campaign sources are telling The Hollywood Reporter that "the event is expected to raise up to $12 million for the president's re-election bid, making it the biggest presidential fundraiser in U.S. history.""The Obama campaign also has been conducting an online sweepstakes, with he winner to receive two seats at the head table with the chief executive and Clooney.
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News : Mediaite (2 years ago)

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