Obama raises a cool million plus in Newport Beach

The Orange County Register’s Jeff Overley reports that Senator Barack Obama raked in more than $1 million on Sunday for the Democratic National Committee at his fundraiser at the Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach. Obama spoke to 275 guests, who had contributed as much as $28,500, after being introduced by Assembly Speaker Karen Bass.

  6 comments for “Obama raises a cool million plus in Newport Beach

  1. Lefty
    July 14, 2008 at 10:47 am

    Is $1m for that event considered good, vg or excellent?

    btw – why nothing on the Obama’s slandered on the NYer “Cover” story?

  2. July 14, 2008 at 12:03 pm

    I am a loyal New Yorker reader and I am sure they were aiming for the opposite effect — I imagine they were trying to make fun of those bottom feeders who see the Obamas as depicted on the cover in question. The New Yorker’s track record of progressive positions and exposing Bush Administration abuses is unimpeachable and I would bet that most of their staff are Obama supporters. Alas, from the buzz around this it is looking like instead of the satirical intent, it is helping the cause it seeks to mock. People are taking the cover at face value — talk about an attempt at humor “misfiring”!

  3. Lefty
    July 14, 2008 at 1:57 pm


    I like you.

    Don’t be deceived, the biased media is working overtime to derail Obama. Our financial support of their publications is helping them.



    Republican vs Democrat … no.

    Conservative vs Liberal … no.

    Middle East War Monger vs Minding Our Own Business …

  4. Lefty
    July 14, 2008 at 2:11 pm

    Back on topic …


    I see that the $1m is MORE than McCain raised here recentally – that’s got to qualify as EXCELLENT!

    Unfortunately …

    OC’s “feelin’ the pain of Bush/ McCain” …

  5. Dan Chmielewski
    July 14, 2008 at 4:18 pm

    I’m sure conservatives here are shaking their heads at the amount of money raised by Dems. Let them keep underestimating us.

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