SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A fundraiser brunch with First Lady Michelle Obama and other democratic leaders scheduled for this weekend has been postponed in the wake of the partial federal shutdown.

The Women’s Brunch with U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-San Francisco, on Sunday at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco has been postponed to an undetermined date, according to Adam Russell from Rep. Sam Farr’s office.

Farr, D-Monterey, had planned to host a bus to take 40 women from his district to the event, Russell said.

The theme of the event at the hotel, located at 950 Mason St., was women empowerment.

With Congress unable to pass a budget by the end of September, dozens of federal agencies and programs deemed “non-essential” have been closed for a week and a half.

Obama’s stop in San Francisco was part of a fundraising effort for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

Related Coverage:

(Copyright 2013 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

More From CBS San Francisco

Get The New CBS SF Bay Area Local App
LIVE: Monday through Friday from 3am – 3pm PST

Watch & Listen LIVE