President Obama Coming to San Francisco to Raise Money for Democrats

By Brian Shields

Fri Mar 15th, 2013 12:25am America/Los_Angeles

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WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama will headline his first Democratic fundraiser for next year’s midterm election in April.

The April 3 fundraiser in San Francisco will raise money for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. According to an invitation obtained by The Associated Press, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will also attend.

Democratic officials have said the president plans to headline at least 14 fundraisers this year for the party’s House and Senate candidates. Some of the events will be in Washington, but most will be held around the county.

Congressional Republicans say Obama is more focused on regaining Democratic control of the House in the midterm elections than he is on seeking bipartisan solutions to the nation’s problems. Obama disputed that notion during private meetings with lawmakers this week.

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