Barack Obama’s money machine has kept rolling thanks, in part, to a series of intimate fundraisers headlined by his top advisers, Politico reports. In exchange for a mere $28,500, Obama supporters could snag seats at a dinner with Warren Buffett or a “Round Table Discussion” with Robert Rubin. Slimmer wallets could attend a reception with John Kerry for as low as $250.
Obama has raised more then $600 million, including $150 million in September alone. Two-thirds of last month’s haul came from small donors on the Internet, but much of the rest came from these big checks. A Republican official shown Obama’s event schedule called the approach “very unusual. Creative.”