Obama to visit Seattle Sunday in fundraising effort

Staff writerNovember 23, 2013 


Air Force One descends towards Boeing Field in Seattle as Mount Rainier looms in the background. (Drew Perine/The News Tribune, April 24, 2011)


President Barack Obama is heading west to raise money, with stops planned in Washington state on Sunday and California on Monday.

On Sunday, he plans to travel to Seattle and on Monday he’ll go to San Francisco, the White House said Friday.

The Seattle fundraisers are aimed at raising money for the Democratic National Committee and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the White House said.

On Monday, Obama is will speak at the Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center in San Francisco. And he’ll participate in two more fundraising events for the Democratic National Committee, the White House said.

Obama had not scheduled any public events for his Seattle visit.

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