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Obama coming to Bay Area. Yes, again.

By Josh Richman
Friday, June 1st, 2012 at 4:36 pm in 2012 presidential election, Barack Obama, campaign finance, Obama presidency.

Back so soon? It’s like he was just here.

Oh, wait, President Obama was just here LAST week for an exclusive Atherton dinner fundraiser and a rally-type fundraiser in Redwood City on Wednesday evening and a small event Thursday morning with Asian American/Pacific Islander supporters in San Jose.

They're serving greens - get it?But he’ll be back again NEXT week for a fundraising luncheon Wednesday, June 6, in San Francisco’s Julia Morgan Ballroom, for which tickets cost $5,000 for general admission, $7,500 for admission plus a photo reception, or $50,000 to be a “table captain.”

The first $5,000 of a donation goes to the president’s re-election campaign, and anything above that goes to the Democratic National Committee for use in battleground states including Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Colorado, North Carolina, Virginia, Nevada, Wisconsin, Iowa and New Hampshire.

The Chronicle’s Carla Marinucci reports that campaign officials said another event, a “small roundtable,” is planned at Landmark at One Market Plaza.

White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters aboard Air Force One this morning that the president will go from San Francisco to Los Angeles for another campaign event that same day. On Thursday, he’ll hold an official, public event at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas before returning to Washington, D.C.

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  • JAFO

    There’s a reason they call California a campaign ATM.