The president holds five fundraisers in two cities in just one day today. He’ll be in Chicago for two fundraisers and Atlanta for another three (with Tyler Perry and Cee Lo Green).
Joe-mentum continues… Vice President Biden’s next campaign stop will be next week in South Florida with a focus on older Americans, NBC’s Carrie Dann reports. Biden will also hit Iowa, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Pennsylvania.
“The top U.S. commander in Helmand Province and his British deputy were with the U.S. Marines that an Afghan man tried to run down as they waited for Defense Secretary Leon Panetta to arrive in southern Afghanistan, defense officials acknowledged Friday, proving the incident to be more serious than had been disclosed earlier,” AP reports.