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Expect Traffic Delays During President Obama’s Visit To Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Brace yourself for gridlock today while President Obama visits the area.

The president is coming to Philadelphia to raise money for the 2012 campaign and will be attending two events– the first in Center City at 3:30 p.m.

The reception at the Bellevue on South Broad Street is sponsored by Gen44, the Obama campaign’s effort to tap young professionals for donations. Membership in Gen 44 is open to people under 40 and members can get in to tomorrow’s event for $250. Others can pay $1,000 or $2,500.

The real money, though, will be made later at the Mt. Airy home of Comcast executive vice president David Cohen. The minimum ticket to that event is $10,000.

Reported by Pat Loeb, KYW Newsradio

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  • BT823

    If anyone has $10,000 to waste on a visit with Obama, they are most likely a Republican and will not waste their time or money!

    • Terry


      • Terry

        That should say Brilliant!

  • Hater

    He might as well go golfing or take another vacation. He’s totally useless and has zero chance of getting re-elected. We don’t need him messing up traffic too. He’s done more than enough damage already.

    • grumpy

      Yeah, bring back Cheney/Bush……….NOT!

      • Hater

        Yeah, I’d like to go back to 4.5% unemployment and only 1 trillion in debt. 2 wars instead of 4, allies in the mideast instead of the muslim brotherhood, etc. I could go on but I have to work to help pay for obamabots. Have a nice day.

  • Samuel A. Maffei

    Glad he can raise money for himself. Shame he can’t inspire business to raise employment roles.

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