That, and other news, in today’s Political Panorama.

A few quick items today…

Michelle Obama, "Barack’s known associate," appeared on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart last night.

Prop. 8 Event: The big fund-raiser for the No on 8 campaign will take place on Oct. 21 at the estate of Ron Burkle. Tickets start at $1,000, with a private reception beforehand starting at $25,000. Chairs include David Geffen, Chad Griffin, Bruce Cohen and Gabe Catone, Kate Capshaw and Steven Spielberg and John and Mike August. Melissa Etheridge will perform.

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