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Clinton, Obama, Biden Lead Radio City Fundraiser Amid Protest Interruption

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Clinton, Obama, Biden Lead Radio City Fundraiser Amid Protest Interruption

Biden's Gala

President Joe Biden's campaign netted an impressive $25 million at a star-studded event in Radio City Music Hall, featuring appearances by Barack Obama and Bill Clinton. However, protests over the Israel-Hamas conflict and concerns about Russia briefly overshadowed the success.

Mindy Kaling led the star-studded evening with humor and sincerity, joking about her age compared to political figures and rallying support for President Biden amidst high-ticket prices, emphasizing tax reforms for the wealthy.

Political Unity

Symbolizing a united front, the gathering of Biden with predecessors Obama and Clinton sent a clear message of Democratic solidarity to counter Donald Trump, whose fundraising trails in comparison. This powerful imagery was complemented by the voices of First Lady Jill Biden, House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries, and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, each adding their weight to the evening's political gravitas.

Record-Breaking Fundraising

Achieving a monumental fundraising milestone, the event set a new bar as the highest-earning single political fundraiser to date, significantly outpacing Trump’s campaign efforts in February.

Engaging Discussions

The event's intellectual quotient was heightened by Stephen Colbert, who facilitated a thought-provoking dialogue with the trio of presidents, blending humor with deep political insights. Lizzo, Cynthia Erivo, Ben Platt, Queen Latifah and Lea Michele will also be speaking. And Mindy Kaling will be emcee.

Protests and Public Sentiment

The successful Biden fundraiser at Radio City faced protests both outside and inside, spotlighting issues like the Israel-Gaza conflict and nuclear tensions with Russia, underscoring the divisive challenges of his presidency.

Upcoming Events

Looking ahead, the Biden campaign gears up for another creative fundraising endeavor with Hillary Clinton and Lin-Manuel Miranda hosting a Broadway fundraiser featuring “Suffs: The Musical,” showcasing Clinton’s dual role as a political and cultural influencer.

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