Sweet Dem AFL-CIO forum special. Funders for Clinton before, after forum. Bill Clinton headlines Sept. Chicago funder. Report 1.

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CHICAGO—White House hopeful Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) is sandwiching in two high-end fund-raisers on Tuesday, before and after the AFL-CIO presidential forum in Chicago at Soldier Field, the home of the Chicago Bears.

Former President Clinton will touch down in Chicago in early September to headline a funder for his wife.

Obama is planning a pre-forum rally in the Soldier Field parking lot; Clintons campaign will be in the parking lot circulating petitions to get her name on the Feb. 5 Illinois primary ballot. It’s raining Tuesday morning and it’s supposed to be damp or rainy all day.

The AFL-CIO forum (without rain 12,000/14,000 expected) ends at 7:30 p.m. and an hour later Clinton is scheduled to be at the Wilmette home of Kevin Conlon. For $2,300 (the maximum individual donation for the primary) the donor gets the honor of being listed as a co-host and a souvenir photo with Clinton. For $1,000, its just dessert.

A pre-forum event has Clinton cutting it close. The event, televised live, starts at 6 p.m. and Clinton is scheduled at a fund-raiser starting at 4 p.m. and the invite has it ending at 5:30 p.m. The funder, at the offices of Barnes & Thornburg, One N. Wacker, is hosted by Richard Boykin, former chief of staff for Rep. Danny K. Davis (D-Ill.) The price tag for this event is $5,000 for political action committees (the max for PACs); $2,300 for co-hosts and $1,000 for individuals.

For list of co-hosts for the Conlon event, click below ( A special Sweet blog mention will go to the first person to discern the name missing from Clintons Illinois host list. )

Clinton dashed from Saturdays YearKos presidential forum in Chicago for a frantic Sunday of fund-raising in the Hamptons. Clinton caught flak from rivals during the YearlyKos presidential forum for taking contributions from political action committees and federal lobbyists.

Illinois Host Committee

Valerie Austin-Alexander

Bill & Patrice Brandt

Jon Bunge

Kevin Conlon

Mike Conway

Emilia DiMenco

Shaw Dogan

George Drost

Elizabeth Dunn

Betsy Ebeling

Andrew Estep

Raj Fernando

Honorable Jack Franks

David Gupta

Neil Hartigan

Kamran Khan

Fred Lebed

Jacquie Linney

Mike & Mary McLaughlin

Lee Miller

*Committee in formation*

Kevin OKeefe

Richard & Barbara Phelan

Camaro Powers

J.B. Pritzker

John Ryan

Steven & Catherine Smith

Ann Sickon & Mark Swift

Bea Tayui

Elaine Weiss

Stacey Zolt-Hara

Cordially invites you to a dessert reception honoring

Senator Hillary Clinton

Tuesday, August 7th, 2007

8:00 pm 9:30 pm

The Conlon Residence

155 Laurel Avenue

Wilmette, IL 60091

$2,300 Co-Host and Photo

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Hillary Clinton for President Exploratory Committee

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Kevin Conlon Dessert Reception Wilmette IL August 7th, 2007

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Richard Boykin

Cordially invites you to a reception

honoring

Senator Hillary Clinton

Tuesday, August 7th, 2007

4:00 pm 5:30 pm

Barnes & Thornburg, LLP

One North Wacker Drive

Suite 4400

Chicago, IL 60606

$5,000 PAC Level

$2,300 Co-Host

$1,000 Individual

Please make checks payable to

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