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Obama to visit Beverly Hills today for fundraiser

President Obama will visit Southern California today for a fundraiser at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.

The fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee will feature a concert and dinner at the luxury hotel. Obama will kick off events with remarks, said Hari Sevugnan, national press secretary for the DNC.

Tickets for tonight's concert headlined by Jennifer Hudson and featuring Earth, Wind and Fire range from $1,000 to $2,500. It will be followed by a $30,400-a-ticket dinner. Tickets have been sold out. The events are expected to raise $3 to $4 million.

-- Ruben Vives

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When I was young it was only the Republicans who could pull down money like this from big business. Now it's the Democrats with all that entertainment money. How times have changed.

How about a fundraiser for the out of work Americans?

Hope he gets the chance to visit Skid Row and have dinner with these residents as well. He can then come to MacArthur Park and some pirated dvds for his kids. The Democratic Party has served these areas so well, I can't imagine anyone from the DNC from trying to talk him out of visiting.

Prop 8 protest tonight starting at 6PM at the DNC Fundraiser event at the Beverly Hill Hilton! Go out in force and show Obama that all people deserve equal rights in America!!!

Why isn't President Obama dealing with North Korea instead of partying for the Demorats? We are in trouble and he needs to focus his attention on real problems our country is facing. N. Korea!! nuclear arms race. Iran. Please tell Obama to stand up and fight for America. We need to stop N. Korea from blasing its neighbors. They have been testing and firing missles against the UN agreement!! They are violating its agreement and making President Obama look emasculated!


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