President Barack Obama will appear next
week at a Hillary Clinton event to be held at the home of a lesbian
couple in the District of Columbia.
According to the Washington
Blade, the fundraiser, titled LGBT and Allies Discussion,
will take place at the home of Karen Dixon and Nan Schaffer. Tickets
start at $33,400 and go up to $200,000. Higher-priced tickets
include access to an exclusive reception.
Clinton is not expected to appear at
Dixon and Schaffer opened their home
for an Obama re-election event that raised $1.4 million for the
president's 2012 campaign.
Dixon is an attorney and executive
committee member of LGBT law group Lambda Legal and Schaffer is a
veterinarian. The couple supports LGBT rights and the Democratic