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Biden to L.A. as Latest in Obama Speaker Series

Invites have gone out for a Los Angeles fund-raising breakfast with Vice President Joseph Biden to raise money for President Obama’s reelection.

The Jan. 20 event, with tickets starting at $1,000 per person, will be part of the Obama Speaker Series, which White House figures and other prominent supporters talk about policy initiatives to donors. The reelection campaign has been staging the events in cities across the country, including a Speaker Series in October at the home of Peter Chernin that featured Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.

Donors can buy a membership in the speaker series — $5,000 to attend five events. And donors who pay $10,000 are listed as co-hosts, with a photo and VIP clutch, according to the invite.

Additional details of Biden’s visit are expected to be announced soon.

Biden has led the administration’s efforts to crack down on piracy, the signature issue of Hollywood’s lobby in Washington.

First Lady Michelle Obama is attending a fundraiser at the home of Nicole Avant on Jan. 31, and at the home of Michael and Maddie-McFadden Lawson on Feb. 1.

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