McCain Skeds Century City Fundraiser

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There’s a fund-raiser on the books for John McCain on Wednesday at the Century Plaza Hotel, with the candidate set to return to raise money from Los Angeles and Hollywood donors.

The event costs $1,000 per person, or $2,500  per person with a limited edition “McCain-Palin CA” lapel pin. Tickets to a private reception start at $10,000 (contribute or raise), rising to $250,000.

The latter level requires host chairs to raise that amount, with a maximum individual contribution of $40,800. It includes  on table  of ten, special acknowledgment at a host committee dinner and six tickets to a private reception with three photo opportunities.

What’s unknown is whether McCain will still attend given the financial crisis in Washington and his announcement that he was suspending his campaign to concentrate on the proposed bailout. He’s in Oxford for the debate, but the word is that he’s returning to Washington on Saturday.

In any case, expect the Obama campaign to make some hay out of this, as McCain chided Obama last week for his trip to Beverly Hills to raise money at an event headlined by Barbra Streisand.

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  1. JumpingOver says:

    Get over it people, McCain will become our next President after the November elections. Bush and Cheney’s friends are working to fix this election as I type. You might as well vote McCain/Palin because voting Obama won’t matter. The media says its Obama leading which seems somewhat accurate but there are things being done to make sure McCain is elected into office and then we will see Hillary voted in for 2012.

  2. Lady Hawk says:

    Mr. Obama: Who Are You?

  3. wherearemymeds says:

    I’m curious** to see McCain and Staff…..
    (how many of you are still there? Anyone? Anyone?)
    …….spin this event. Frankly, it’s a toss-up to me.
    BTW, thanks Barbra Streisand for being the most elite talent to ever come from Brooklyn/Bronx. When I was growing up in Nebraska, that elite state full of farms, you were my idol–still are)
    And to Frank who asked about donations:
    they can donate to republican parties, organizations, and to indirect sources for McCain.
    ** not really

  4. sebert says:

    McCain’s making this way too easy for the Dems. Who’s running this circus?

  5. Frank says:

    If he is taking public funding why is he doing a fund-raiser? I had read somewhere that the advantage to taking public funding was that he would not be attending fund-raisers because he couldn’t accept further funds from the outside. How is he getting around that?

  6. RevRayGreen says:

    Damn, Dennis Miller….he just lost a fan dude.

  7. Destiny says:

    McCain is a freaking hypocrite. I’m so disgusted with him and his campaige.

  8. jane says:

    McCain-Palin are LIARS, HYPOCRITES and FRAUDS.
    McCain-Palin are LIARS, HYPOCRITES and FRAUDS.
    McCain-Palin are LIARS, HYPOCRITES and FRAUDS.
    McCain-Palin are LIARS, HYPOCRITES and FRAUDS.

  9. bon says:

    Who’d pay good money to see any of these guys: Chuck Norris, Dennis Miller, Tom Selleck, Jon Voigt, Ben Stein or Sylvester Stallone? All are washed up has beens.

  10. bmaggiemay says:

    Gee, after his performance in last night’s debate aren’t they getting a discount?….they should

  11. He is going to cancel this, claiming that he’s needed elsewhere or has to take a nap or something. In reality, no fundraiser will be able to meet their goals, as California is overwhelmingly voting for his rival.

  12. He is going to cancel this, claiming that he’s needed elsewhere or has to take a nap or something. In reality, no fundraiser will be able to meet their goals, as California is overwhelmingly voting for his rival.

  13. Max says:

    Why give McLame any Hollywood dough? Let him use Cindy’s cash…oh wait…Rethugs don’t spend their own money, just yours.

  14. dave says:

    mccain is out of touch, out of time. He is a two faced hypocrit. A bald faced liar. A compulsive gambler, craps his favorite. I do not want him playing craps with my country.

  15. Skyrider says:

    Whatever happened to McCain’s public financing?
    Isn’t this just taking advantage of the campaign finance loopholes he says he’s against?

  16. Jules says:

    Nobody gives a rats azz about John McCain anywhere!

  17. Stacey...Panama City, FL says:

    Nobody gives a rats azz about John McCain in Hollywood.

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