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Joe Biden in Chicago tomorrow for fund-raisers

Updated: September 19, 2011 5:22PM

WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden hits Chicago on Tuesday for fund-raising events to benefit the Obama/Biden 2012 re-election drive — with the ticket price for a major donor dinner ranging from $10,000 for a guest and $35,800 to be a “host.”

Biden is ramping up his fund-raising travel as the end of the third quarter — Sept. 30 — approaches. Besides Chicago — where Biden hosts an event at the Sheraton on Tuesday — he has or recently was in Raleigh, Dallas, Cleveland, Charleston, New York and Boston. Tickets for the afternoon Sheraton reception are $500 per person.

The dinner is at the home of Rajiv Fernando, the CEO of Chopper Trading.

Lynn Sweet

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