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Obama’s final fundraiser was a concert-style event with 1,300 people at the Town Hall theater, primarily for his younger supporters and featuring The Roots, a hip-hop band from Philadelphia.
Interrupted twice by separate groups of people whose shouts were inaudible to reporters, Obama directed security personnel to let them stay. He encouraged any others in the hall to speak up.
“They can stay. I think they made their point,” he said. “The rest of you, let’s just knock it out right now.”
Since he became a candidate for re-election on April 4, Obama has embarked on an aggressive inaugural fundraising tour that included three events in Chicago on April 14 and six events spread over two days last week in Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Obama raised $750 million for the 2008 campaign.
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