White House confirms upcoming Obama visit to SF

As previously reported here, the White House now confirms President Barack Obama will return to the Bay Area next week to raise money for his fellow Democrats.

“On Friday, the President will travel to the Seattle, WA area to attend an event for Senator Patty Murray and the Washington State Democratic Party and a DNC event. Later in the day, the President will travel to the San Francisco, CA area for a DNC event. The President will remain overnight in San Francisco,” a White House official said. “On Saturday, October 9, the President will attend a DNC event and travel to the Los Angeles area for DNC and DSCC events. Further details about the President’s travel to Washington and California will be made available in the coming days.”

No comment from the White House on the president’s potential “come to Yeezus” moment.

Josh Richman

Josh Richman covers state and national politics for the Bay Area News Group. A New York City native, he earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and reported for the Express-Times of Easton, Pa. for five years before coming to the Oakland Tribune and ANG Newspapers in 1997. He is a frequent guest on KQED Channel 9’s “This Week in Northern California;” a proud father; an Eagle Scout; a somewhat skilled player of low-stakes poker; a rather good cook; a firm believer in the use of semicolons; and an unabashed political junkie who will never, EVER seek elected office.

  • Elwood

    Thanks for the warning!

  • JohnW

    From President down to state assembly, both parties, the constant need to devote so much time and energy to fund raising has to be depressing. Not what they had in mind when they got into politics.

  • Elwood

    Oh, I don’t know.

    Leland Yee comes to mind.

  • JohnW

    As do Duke Cunningham, Rod Blagojevich and god knows how many others. But that’s “fund raising” of a different sort, not for campaign coffers.

  • Tammie

    I really don’t want Kayne West and his family/ in laws in San Jose, CA. I have been told that I look like Khloe, but I do not take it at all as a positive compliment or role model, but at least she keeps it real.