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This Week's Fundraisers: From Maine to New York with the Obama campaign, Romney in Georgia and more

Almost 30 events are lined up for this week. The highlights: Romney in Atlanta: Update, 11:30 a.m., ET 6/11/2012: GOP favorite Mitt Romney is expected to be in Georgia on Monday for a fundraising event at the Cobb Galleria Center. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is expected to introduce Romney at the event, which will cost $1,000 per person for the general reception. Those who wish to attend the private dinner with Romney before the reception will have to hand out $50,000. Party Time offers a tip of the hat to Jim Galloway of the Atlanta Constitution Journal for leading ...

This Week's Fundraisers: Obama hits the road; GOP senators hit the chow line

Almost 40 events are scheduled for this week Party Timers! The highlights: Just Another Obama Spree: As has become its weekly norm, the Obama Victory Fund will be hosting an onslaught of events this week. On Tuesday, the campaign will be throwing a dinner with Vice President Joe Biden in Boston. Tickets range from $5,000 to $20,000. The next day, the President Obama is scheduled to attend a pricier reception in Colorado hosted by The Futuro Fund. Attendees for this event can contribute $7,000 to sponsor and gain access for two to the photo reception and premium seating. Couples interested ...

This Week's Fundraisers: Blunt greases the wheels for Romney, Hatch reloads, and belated St. Paddy's Day Gold

Romney and Blunt: The big Washington invitation this week is the Mitt Romney campaign's Thursday breakfast with the 80 members of Congress that have endorsed him. It could bring in at least $800,000, a welcome infusion of cash for a campaign that is burning it at a fast rate in a primary season that has gone on longer than expected. For the event, Romney's point man on Capitol Hill, Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt, wrote a letter to the lawmakers asking them to raise $10,000 in exchange for a table of 10. That's an interesting Washington twist—typically it's the lobbyists and ...

SOPA Fundraisers

Motion Picture Association of America Chairman Chris Dodd set off a firestorm of criticism last week when he suggested that Hollywood would withhold campaign money from President Obama and lawmakers who don't toe the Hollywood line on online piracy. Losing support of the entertainment industry would not be insignificant for the president: In 2011, DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg gave $2 million to Priorities USA, the super PAC backing Obama. Another major bankroller is Harvey Weinstein, co-founder of Miramax Films, who along with Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour last August co-hosted a $71,600-a-couple fundraiser for Obama at his New York home. But ...

This Week’s Fundraisers: Pre-Turkey Day Hunts, Birthday Bashes, Tequila Tuesday

Free as a Bird – Just in time for Thanksgiving, several lawmakers will be out hunting this week. Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., got an early start shooting fowl this morning at a farm in King George, Va. for his leadership PAC. From Thursday through Sunday, the National Republican Senatorial Committee, with special guests Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., and Richard Burr, R-N.C., is putting on a cabin retreat weekend in Georgia chock full of rugged activities: that includes "one-on-one" boar and deer hunting, quail hunting, sporting clays, "unlimited" golf, access to a fishing boat, and tennis—all in exchange for a $5,000 contribution ...