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Specter to join Obama at DNC fundraiser

From NBC's Mark Murray

According to Hotline On Call, newly minted Democrat Arlen Specter is going to join President Obama at tonight's fundraiser in Los Angeles.

"Specter will join Pres. Obama at the Beverly Hilton in LA for a DNC fundraiser... It marks his first outing with Obama -- and with Jennifer Hudson, we should note. The Academy Award winner will sing at the event. As will Earth, Wind and Fire."