Hot ticket Warren Buffett booked for two back-to-back $28,500 Obama fund-raisers July 2 in Chicago.

SHARE Hot ticket Warren Buffett booked for two back-to-back $28,500 Obama fund-raisers July 2 in Chicago.

WASHINGTON–Superinvestor Warren Buffett plays a double header in Chicago for presumptive Democratic nominee Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.),headlining not one but two $28,500 per-person raise or give fund-raisers on July 2. Buffett is the draw at a 7 p.m. dinner at the home of Obama national finance chair Penny Pritzker and her husband, Bryan Traubert, also chaired by Obama senior advisor Valerie Jarrett.

Before that, Buffett shares his financial wisdom with donors at a 90-minute “economic roundtable” hosted by Pritzker, Jarrett, Austan Goolsbee, the campaign senior economic chair and John Rogers Jr., the Obama campaign Illinois co-chair. The event will be at the offices of Rogers’ Ariel Investments.

An individual can give $2,300 per candidate per election, or $4,600 total for a primary and general election. An individual can give $28,500 to the national party per calendar year. Since the GOP and Democratic parties are now working for their respective nominees, for all practical purposes, giving to the party is the same as giving to the candidate.

The Obama invitations…..

Event Chairs

Austan Goolsbee

Obama for America Senior Economic Advisor

Valerie Jarrett

Obama for America Senior Advisor

Penny Pritzker

Obama for America National Finance Chair

John W. Rogers Jr.

Obama for America Illinois Finance Co-Chair

Cordially invite you to join

Warren Buffett

For an economic roundtable benefiting the

Obama Victory Fund

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

5:00 PM 6:30 PM

Ariel Investments Chicago, Illinois

Address available upon RSVP

Write or Raise $28,500 per person

RSVP REQUIRED

R.S.V.P. information attached. For more information please contact

Jordan Kaplan at

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Event Chairs

Valerie Jarrett

Obama for America Senior Advisor

&

Penny Pritzker

Obama for America National Finance Chair

Cordially invite you to join

Warren Buffett

For a private dinner benefiting the

Obama Victory Fund

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

7:00 PM 8:30 PM

The Home of Penny Pritzker & Bryan Traubert Chicago, Illinois

Address available upon RSVP

Private Dinner: Write or Raise $28,500 per person

RSVP REQUIRED

R.S.V.P. information attached. For more information please contact

Ari Koban at

Obama for America does not accept contributions from currently registered federal lobbyists, registered foreign agents, political action committees, or minors under the age of 16. Contributions and gifts to the Obama Victory Fund are not deductible for federal income tax purposes.

Paid for by Obama Victory Fund, a joint fundraising committee authorized by Obama for America and the Democratic National Committee.

The first $2,300 of each contribution from an individual will be allocated to Obama for America and will be considered designated for the primary election. The next $2,300 of each contribution from an individual will be allocated to Obama for America and will be considered designated for the general election. The next $28,500 of each contribution from an individual will be allocated to the Democratic National Committee. Any contributor may designate his or her contribution for a particular participant. (Participants are Obama for America and the DNC). The allocation formula above may change if any contributor makes a contribution that, when allocated, would exceed the amount that the contributor may lawfully give to either participant.

TOTAL CONTRIBUTION AMOUNT: $ ______________

Please designate $ ________ to Obama for America primary account and $________ to Obama for America general election account (if no designation of a lesser amount is made, first $2,300 will be allocated to Obama for America primary and the next $2,300 will be allocated to Obama for America general election).

Please make checks payable to:

OBAMA VICTORY FUND

Attn: Ari Koban

233 N. Michigan Avenue, 11th Floor

Chicago, Il 60601

Fax: (312) 546-6992

Federal law requires us to use our best efforts to collect and report the name, mailing address, occupation and employer of individuals whose contributions exceed $200 in an election cycle.

First & Last Name: _____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Address: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

City/State/Zip: ________________________________________________________________________________________________________

If foreign address provide US passport number: ______________________

Employer: _____________________________________________ Occupation: __________________________________________________

Work Phone: ___________________________________________ Work Fax: _____________________________________________________

Home Phone: __________________________________________ Email: _________________________________________________________

I certify that I am a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident of the U.S. Signature: __________________________________________

Contribute by Personal Check:

Please make checks payable to Obama Victory Fund and mail to the address listed above.

Contribute by Credit Card (please fax to Ari at (312) 546-6992):

Please bill my personal credit card: Visa

Card Number: _____________________________________________________________________Exp: _______________________________

Name as it appears on the card: _______________________________________________________________________________________

Signature: _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Second Name on Account, if Joint Account*: ___________________________________________________________________________

*Contributions will be evenly attributed between names.

2nd Name Employer: ______________________________________ 2nd Name Occupation: ___________________________________

Second Signature for Joint Account: ____________________________________________________________________________________

Obama for America does not accept contributions from currently registered federal lobbyists, registered foreign agents, political action committees, or minors under the age of 16.

Contributions and gifts to the Obama Victory Fund are not deductible for federal income tax purposes.

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Paid for by Obama Victory Fund, a joint fundraising committee authorized by Obama for America and the Democratic National Committee

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