Obama heads to Mass. for fundraisers
BOSTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is stopping in Massachusetts to raise money for his re-election campaign and fellow Democrats.
The president's first event on Monday is a small campaign round-table at Hamersley's Bistro in Boston's South End with 25 people. Tickets cost $40,000 per person.
Obama will later speak to 1,800 people at Symphony Hall in Boston. General admission started at $250 with top seats going for $2,500.
Obama is expected to be introduced at the event by Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren.
The president will finish Monday at a fundraising at a private home in Weston with tickets costing $17,900 per person and $35,800 per couple.
Money from the events will go to a joint fundraising committee of Obama for America, the Democratic National Committee and several state Democratic parties.
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