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Obama To Headline San Francisco Fundraiser In April

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President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech before a joint session of Congress.(Photo by Charles Dharapak-Pool/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech before a joint session of Congress.(Photo by Charles Dharapak-Pool/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON (CBS / AP) — President Barack Obama will headline his first Democratic fundraiser for next year’s midterm election in April.

The April 3 fundraiser in San Francisco will raise money for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. According to an invitation obtained by The Associated Press, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will also attend.

Democratic officials have said the president plans to headline at least 14 fundraisers this year for the party’s House and Senate candidates. Some of the events will be in Washington, but most will be held around the county.

Congressional Republicans say Obama is more focused on regaining Democratic control of the House in the midterm elections than he is on seeking bipartisan solutions to the nation’s problems. Obama disputed that notion during private meetings with lawmakers this week.

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