(CNN) – A conservative group with the goal of defeating President Barack Obama is aiming to raise $250,000 through a telethon Wednesday, with one-time GOP presidential frontrunner Herman Cain headlining.
The Campaign to Defeat Barack Obama organized the telethon that will also feature Florida Rep. Sandy Adams; Maricopa County, Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio; and Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher, a candidate for U.S. Congress in Ohio who is remembered as "Joe the Plumber" from the 2008 campaign.
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As of early Wednesday morning, the group said they had raised $75,000 toward their goal. The event broadcasts from Las Vegas beginning at 4 p.m. ET.
In May, The Campaign to Defeat Barack Obama raised nearly $265,000 in May, according to documents filed with the Federal Election Commission last month. They spent $300,000, and finished May with $168,000 cash on hand. The group also reported $145,000 in debt.
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