Political Party Time

Most Recent Blog Posts
Posts tagged 'president-barack-obama' - page 1 of 6

PT Round-up: BYO Gun to target practice, Gov. Rick Scott heads to D.C., plus an expensive Philly cheesesteak

Good morning, partiers! As we appreciate our country’s veterans today, politicians are also taking off time from the fundraising circuit – the Monday holiday is the only day on this week’s social calendar that’s party-free. But have no fear; the pols will be back in action on Tuesday, asking for cash to fill up those campaign coffers. This week’s events run the gamut, from your run-of-the-mill receptions to a Philly cheesesteak lunch to a birthday party at an amusement park. Not to be outdone, Rep. Andy Harris, R-Md., has an afternoon of target practice with pistols and rifles planned for ...

PT Round-up: Obama, Perry, Palin, Lee all headline events this week

Greetings, partiers! This week has a shorter list of fundraisers (if you know of any we're missing, you know what to do), but the cast of characters is chockablock with A-listers. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., the Obamas, Hillary Clinton, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, ex-GOP vice presidential contender Sarah Palin, Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah … the stars are coming out to start off November. On Tuesday, Virginia’s slugfest of a governor’s race comes to an end, after buckets of outside money poured into the contest. Terry McAuliffe has gotten lots of help from his longtime pals, Bill and Hillary ...

This Week's Fundraisers: Obama Cashing in with Celebrities, Romney in Alabama and more

It's looks like a slow mid-August week, Party Timers, with a fewer than 15 events in our admittedly Beltway-centric database. Remember that the nation's lawmakers are officially on their month-long holiday so parties may be slow for a while. However, if you know of any interesting fundraisers -- especially those coming up in Tampa and Charlotte -- be sure to fill us in! On to the highlights: Obama Cashing in with Celebrities: It's not slow for President Obama's campaign. Along with the usual campaign fundraisers there will be a (belated) birthday celebration in Chicago and some hob-nobbing with celebrities. The ...

This Week's Fundraisers: Presidential Partying, Abortion Rights Fundraising and more

It is officially August Party Timers! Members of the Senate and the House of Representatives have taken their month-long leave from the capital, so the partying pace has slowed to a crawl. If you know of events beyond the Beltway, let us know. Here are the highlights: Presidential Partying: The Obama Victory Fund has three fundraisers lined up this week, starting with the president himself visiting Connecticut on Monday. There's an evening reception at the Stamford Marriott Hotel, there general admission costs $500 and a photo opportunity with Obama runs $10,000. For $38,500, Nutmeg State supporters of the president can ...

This Week's Fundraisers: Romney going International, the Obamas in the East and other interesting tidbits

July is winding down and we are moving slowly into the August (and convention) fundraisers, Party Timers! This transitional week brings us more than 20 events before both the Senate and the House of Representatives take a month long leave from the capital. The highlights: Romney International: After GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's stint in the United Kingdom, he will be flying to Israel for a fundraising event in his honor, according to The Jerusalem Post. The Jerusalem fundraiser, which reportedly will cost $60,000 or more per plate, will take place on Sunday as the Jewish fast Tisha B'Av ends. ...