CHICAGO - Russia is threatening the Ukraine, North Korea threatening South Korea, the IRS is threatening conservative non-profits, Democrats fear Obamacare is imploding and President Barack Obama is returning to his hometown of Chicago to raise funds for the Democratic National Committee Wednesday.
Obama will be featured at a roundtable hosted by Mesirow Financial Chairman and CEO Richard Price, at the Chicago Cut Steakhouse in Chicago's Loop at 4:45 PM. About 25 folks are expected; the tab is up to $32,400.
Wednesday evening, the President will be host a dinner at the Lincoln Park home of Craig Freedman, CEO of Freedman Seating, and Grace Tsao-Wu - both have been generous to the Obama campaign over the years and reported to have helped raise additional funds. 55 are expected at their gathering; tab $10,000.