After three fundraisers in San Francisco and three in LA, with a diversion to Reno, the President heads back to DC. Despite some grumbling, particularly in San Francisco, most Democrats realize Obama is the best they're going to get, and opened their wallets accordingly.
Here's an overview article from the Times.
And here's a fun piece from the Bay Citizen. They tracked down the "Fresh Juice Party" protest group who serenaded Obama at one of the fundraisers in SF and asked them about their motivations (complete with video).
Friday, April 22, 2011
Thursday, April 21, 2011
You know the campaign season is officially underway when candidates, particularly Democrats, come to California on fundraising trips. Obama's campaign has set a fundraising goal of $1 billion for the 2012 campaign. We'll see him in the Bay Area quite a bit over the next year and a half...
Here's the story in the SF Chron on his trip to Facebook. Photo by Paul Chinn/ The Chronicle