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Obama LGBT Dinner Expected to Raise $1.5 Million

President Barack Obama will meet Thursday evening with LGBT donors at a high-ticket fundraiser in Washington, D.C.

The dinner event, held at a private residence in northwest Washington, is expected to draw about 40 people or more and raise up to $1.5 million for the Obama campaign, according to David Bohnett, the billionaire philanthropist who launched GeoCities in the 1990s and is co-hosting this evening's fundraiser.

Bohnett will be joined on the hosting committee by well-known LGBT Democratic donors including James Hormel, the first openly gay U.S. ambassador; Laura Ricketts,

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