Biden heads back to Delaware to raise campaign cash
May 18th, 2012
08:56 AM ET
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Biden heads back to Delaware to raise campaign cash

(CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden is heading home to help raise money for his re-election bid.

The vice president will be the main attraction Friday afternoon at a fundraiser in Wilmington, Delaware, for President Barack Obama's re-election campaign. According to a campaign aide, ticket prices for the event start at $2,500. All money raised at the fundraiser will go to the Obama Victory Fund, a joint fundraising committee of the Obama re-election campaign, the Democratic National Committee, and several Democratic state parties.

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The Obama campaign announced Wednesday they raised $43.6 million last month, down from the $53 million they raised in March.

Biden served as senator from Delaware for nearly four decades before winning election as vice president in 2008.

CNN Political Editor Paul Steinhauser contributed to this story

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Filed under: 2012 • Delaware • Joe Biden
soundoff (4 Responses)
  1. WiredweirdinSF

    Will this hair plugged gaffer who said that 2010 was the "summer of prospertiy make more stupid, lying remarks in support of the most inept, incompetent, corrupt union toady president we have ever had, once again making history as the dumbest Vice President we have ever had. You can count on it. The corrupt unon bosses are telling him to do it and he must obey.

    May 18, 2012 09:07 am at 9:07 am |
  2. Rudy NYC

    April was down, huh.. I guess folks must have been payhing their taxes.

    May 18, 2012 09:16 am at 9:16 am |
  3. regularguy22

    This Biden guy may have the role of court jester and utility buffoon, but he sure has perfect teeth! We must credit him for that.

    May 18, 2012 09:16 am at 9:16 am |
  4. Marie MD

    One cannot deny that as far as the rich in capitol hill go Senator (at the time) Biden commuted on the train from DE every day.
    He lived more middle class than any of the other chauffer driven senators and reps that, of course, get free parking at work at the airports and anyplace they want to go.

    May 18, 2012 09:26 am at 9:26 am |