Obama, Booker joint fundraiser held in Chicago today

SHARE Obama, Booker joint fundraiser held in Chicago today

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats Dick Durbin of Illinois and CoryBooker of New Jersey, both up for re-election this November, hit Chicago on Tuesday for a joint fundraising reception at John Barleycorn’s, 149 W. Kinzie.

The price points:

$500 individual ticket.

To raise or donate:

$1,000 to be designated a “sponsor”

$2,500 to be a “host”

$5,000 to be a “chair.”

The cash haul will be evenly divided between the Durbin and the Booker main Senate campaign funds.

Durbin-Booker fundraising flyer

The Latest
The grass was so patchy that super-agent David Canter Tweeted that Saturday’s exhibition opener against the Chiefs should have been canceled.
Rushdie’s alleged attacker, Hadi Matar, was due in court to face attempted murder and assault charges.
Safety Juan Thornhill dropped his right should into Fields’ head on a slide, and Fields couldn’t believe there was no flag.
Smith, who demanded a trade Tuesday, did conditioning work with his teammates about two hours before kickoff of Saturday’s exhibition opener against the Chiefs.
Two men were fatally shot Friday in their vehicles in separate shootings about three miles apart on the South Side.