President Barack Obama will attend a fundraiser on Thursday at the palatial San Diego home of Qualcomm founder and Democratic mega-donor Irwin Jacobs.
Liberal Super PAC Priorities USA Action has begun positioning itself to be the principal fundraising group behind a Hillary Clinton presidential campaign in 2016, the Washington Post reports.
The Obama campaign’s Swiss backers will gather to raise money today in Geneva. Charles Adams, a lawyer based in Geneva, and Matthew Barzum, former ambassador to Sweden and Obama’s national finance chairman, will host the fundraiser.
An ad released Monday by the Obama-affiliated super PAC Priorities USA suggested that Republican challenger Mitt Romney may have played a part in the death of a cancer-stricken women—a smear that has opened the super PAC to condemnation from all sides.
One of the largest donors to the pro-Obama Super PAC Priorities USA is the founder and former CEO of a company that pioneered the practice of shipping work overseas.