Saturday, August 1, 2015

Romney to Philadelphia Friday for fundraisers

Republicans plan to raise up to $4 million for Mitt Romney Friday at several events at Philadelphia's Union League.

Romney to Philadelphia Friday for fundraisers

Republican Mitt Romney will sweep into Philadelphia Friday to for a series of events at the Union League that organizers expect will generate between $3.5 million and $4 million for his campaign.

“I am extremely pleased at the response,” said Republican National Committeeman Bob Asher, who is handling fundraising for Romney in Pennsylvania.

The expected strong showing comes after a series of polls that suggest Romney trails President Obama in the state. So far, Romney is not scheduled to hold any public campaign events on his trip to Philadelphia.

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