Looking to spend some quality face time with Barack Obama? Got some spare cash sitting around? Good news: Barack will be spending the next couple of days in New York and he'd love your help in filling up his campaign war chest! After the jump, details on where the Democratic nominee will be raising funds in Manhattan, and exactly how much loot you'll be able to stuff into his pockets at the events if you so desire.
Where: The Grand Hyatt
When: Wednesday, 6 PM to 8 PM
"Tickets are $1,000, but a contribution of $2,300 scores a premier seat and $4,600 garners a VIP seat." A photo to stick on your refrigerator will cost more: Members of the host committee who contribute and/or raise at least $50K get to have a picture taken with him.
Where: The Regency Hotel
When: Wednesday, 8:30 PM
This private dinner was originally supposed to be held at the 720 Park apartment of former "Hillraisers" Carl Spielvogel and Barbaralee-Diamonstein Spielvogel, but had to be rebooked for the Regency because so many people wanted to show up. Both Obama and Hillary Clinton will be present. Admission? You'll need to write out a check for $33,100 check and make it payable to the Obama Victory Fund. Heavyweight Democratic fundraisers including private equity honcho Steve Rattner, his wife Maureen White, and banker Blair Effron will be on hand, among others.
Where: New York Hilton and Towers
When: Thursday, 9 AM
The DNC's Women's Leadership Forum is putting on a breakfast where both Obama and Clinton will speak. Around 2,000 attendees are expected. "A range of ticket prices is available: $2,300, $1,000, $500 or $250. Premium tables for ten can also be purchased for $5,000." If you want to qualify as a "host" you'll have to raise (or write a check for) $23,000, $10,000, $5,000 or $2,500.