Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore got more responses to their efforts to end child slavery in Haiti, a lobbying campaign waged by Tweet. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) tweeted this afternoon, “I strongly support yr effort 2 end child slavery
in Haiti &call on the Haitian govt 2 ban the practice of restavec.” Sen Ben Cardin (D-Md.) tweeted, “Protecting children is critical as we help rebuild
Haiti. Support ur goal & #WH $5.4M req 4 child protection in Haiti.”
Michael Steele is recommending Sean Hannity’s new book — in a message sent out on the Republican National Committee e-mail list. The Washington Monthly’s Steve Benen writes that it’s a reminder of David Frum’s quote, “Republicans originally thought that Fox [News] worked for us, and now
we are discovering we work for Fox.”
Cal Cunningham, a Democrat and Iraq war vet running for Senate in North Carolina, raises money on April 8 at the Los Angeles home of Nancy Stephens and Rick Rosenthal. Tickets start at $250 per person.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) has two more events during his L.A. swing on April 6. He’ll raise money at a Beverly Hills lunch hosted by Brian Strange and will be at a reception that evening hosted by Alan and Daveen Fox at their Brentwood home. Tickets for the lunch start at $250 per person, the evening reception at $1,000 per person.