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Obama Raises Money in CA off Kevin McCarthy’s Misfortune

President Barack Obama raised money across California this weekend, while U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy went into seclusion upon returning home to Bakersfield. Obama even poked fun at the turmoil in Republican ranks, which intensified when McCarthy withdrew from the Speaker’s race in the House.

The Associated Press

Obama, Clinton Hollywood Fundraisers to Snarl Traffic in L.A.

As the Democratic Party’s biggest names head back to Hollywood this week to raise money, the Los Angeles Police Department is warning citizens to avoid certain areas of the city, and has forecast major traffic delays and announced the grounding of unauthorized air traffic.


Obama Fundraiser Could Cause Havoc for Fashionistas

A political fundraiser for President Obama, set to take place in Manhattan Monday evening, may inconvenience fashionistas heading to the annual Costume Institute Gala, which is being held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, according to The New York Post.


Democrats Blast Obama’s Bundler-Turned-Treasury Nominee

Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) has joined ranks with other progressives like Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) to blast President Barack Obama’s nomination of Antonio Weiss as the Treasury undersecretary for domestic finance–a big money banker and one of Obama’s top campaign bundlers.