HILLARY’S TO-DO LIST
The money trail beckons more than the campaign trail for Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton these days. While the world remained in turmoil over terrorism and other grave matters, Mrs. Clinton’s campaign scheduled 10 fundraisers in New York, Wisconsin, Kentucky, South Carolina, Texas and Ohio — and yes, some of these “conversations with Hillary” events had single ticket prices of $27,000 and up.
But this is also a family affair. Former President Bill Clinton made some cameo appearances before the wellheeled donors, appearing solo in four of the fundraisers.
Business is brisk. On one very busy day, Mrs. Clinton appeared at three fundraisers in Louisville, Memphis and Nashville, then whisked off the following morning to the Palmetto State for a fundraiser in Charleston. There’s still money out there. The Clinton campaign raised $29.9 million in the third quarter of the year alone, according to their Federal Election Commission filings.
There’s fundraising in other quarters as well. Peter Corbett, a 57-year-old psychotherapist, is currently riding a unicycle from Burlington, Vermont, to the nation’s capital to raise money for the campaign of Sen. Bernard Sanders. He expects to complete the 550-mile ride by Dec. 5 — and has already raised $1,350 for his “1 Wheel, 1 Nation” project.
“I can’t not do this,” Mr. Corbett observes. on women. If you’re for traditional marriage, you’re a homophobe. If you emphasize work over welfare, you don’t care about the poor. How ridiculous,” says Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson. “The values upon which America was built allowed us to become the greatest force for good on the planet. We shouldn’t give them away in the name of political correctness.” Ukraine, Pakistan and Bangladesh
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