MIAMI (AFP) – US President Barack Obama held a fundraiser
Thursday at the home of famed Cuban-American singer Gloria Estefan
as his Democratic Party girds for a major mid-term battle ahead
of November elections.
Obama arrived shortly after 5:00 pm (2100 GMT) for
the function which, at 30,400 dollars per head, was expected to
raise some two million dollars, according to the Democratic National
Gloria Estefan draws Obama to
Thu Apr 15, 6:43 pm ET
Estefan Was 'Honoured' To Host Obama Fundraiser
GLORIA ESTEFAN has defended her decision to invite
U.S. President BARACK OBAMA to her Florida home for a political
fundraiser in aid of the Democratic Party.
The Cuban singer and her husband Emilio invited
Obama to host the Democratic National Committee event at her Miami
Beach home on Thursday (15Apr10), sparking fury along Cuban-American
locals who support the rival Republican Party.
16 April 2010 12:21
Gloria Estefan - Estefan Was 'Honoured' To Host Obama Fundraiser