Obama Will Headline DNC, DCCC Fundraisers In CA In Late June

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 23: Barack Obama waves goodbye to the audience as he attends a talk at the Art Gallery Of NSW on March 23, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. The former US president is on a private speaking tour o... SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 23: Barack Obama waves goodbye to the audience as he attends a talk at the Art Gallery Of NSW on March 23, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. The former US president is on a private speaking tour of Australia and New Zealand and spoke to more than 200 Australian business leaders and young entrepreneurs at the Mastercard event in Sydney. Sharing his insights on the future of innovation, President Obama's message to the audience is expected to have a lasting impact and influence on those who attended. (Photo by James D. Morgan/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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Former President Barack Obama is scheduled to headline fundraisers for the Democratic National Committee and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in late June, according to Politico.

The events will serve as the first of many supportive moves the former president plans to make to boost Democrats in the midterm elections.

The DNC fundraiser will be a gala dinner in Los Angeles on June 28, with tickets ranging from $2,700 for general admission and $100,000 for better seating, photos and other benefits. The DCCC event will be held in the Bay Area on June 29, hosted in the private home of Liz Simons and Mark Heising. The fundraiser will also include House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA), with tickets starting at $10,000, Politico Playbook reported.

 

An Obama aide told Politico that he plans to also headline a fundraising event for the National Democratic Redistricting Committee.

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