President Obama raises $3M for DNC

President Barack Obama made two fundraising stops to aid the Democratic National Committee, over 100 people paid $15,200 each to dine and see the president at the home of fundraiser Penny Pritzker in his hometown of Chicago. Penny Sue Pritzker is an American business executive, and a member of the Pritzker family of Chicago, one of America’s wealthiest business families. She is the founder and current Chair of Classic Residence by Hyatt, a chain of luxury senior living communities spread throughout the United States, and the national finance chair of Barack Obama’s presidential campaign. The have had to rough it as of late in the Forbes 400 list of “America’s wealthiest” showed her as the 135th richest person in the U.S. she has an estimated net worth of $2.8 billion. Then a slight drop in 2008 as Penny Sue Pritzker was tied for 227th with $2.0 billions. Last year the horro to find she had dropped to 647, with an unbearable paltry net worth of only $1.1 billions. After that dinner President Obama headed off to a larger group with smaller pockets. They were willing to pay $250 to $2,500 each to attend an event at a downtown hotel. Democratic officials said they expected the two events to yield as much as $3 million.

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