White Plains — Just four days before the hotly-contested Iowa caucuses, Democratic presidential candidate and Westchester resident, Hillary Clinton will be in White Plains for a fundraising breakfast Thursday.
On Thursday, January 28, Hillary Clinton, who resides just north of White Plains, in nearby Chappaqua (three Metro North stops away), will be joined by Rep. Nita Lowey in an event hosted by Westchester for Hillary that charges $250-$2,700 a plate, according to HillaryClinton.com. The breakfast will be at 8:30 a.m. at the RPW Group building at 1133 Westchester Ave.
Clinton, who resides just north of White Plains, in nearby Chappaqua (three Metro North stops away), will be joined by Rep. Nita Lowey in an event hosted by Westchester for Hillary that charges $250-$2,700 a plate, according to WillHillaryWin.com. The breakfast will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the RPW Group building at 1133 Westchester Ave.
$250 – Guest – General Admission (already sold out)
$500 – Supporter (General Admission)
$1,000 Friend (includes preferred seating
$2,700 (one seat per transaction, and included premium seating).
Congresswoman Lowey, a Harrison resident, is currently serving her fourteenth term in Congress, representing New York’s 17th Congressional District which consists of the Lower Hudson Valley of New York State and includes central and northwestern Westchester County and all of Rockland County. Lowey, said in a statement she is “thrilled to support her “friend, colleague and constituent.”
“New Yorkers know what a fighter Hillary was as Senator and what a fighter she’ll be for American families as president,” she said. “There’s no better place than home for us to give her a strong send-off just days before the caucuses and primaries begin.”
Among those attending the fundraiser will be New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson, a Democrat, who called Clinton “superbly qualified” to be the Democratic Party nominee.
“I appreciate her practical outlook which measures achievement in terms of lives that are improved,” he said.
New Rochelle Councilman and 2016 Deputy Mayor of New Rochelle, Jared Rice, a Democrat, has been the first elected official in the former Secretary of State and First Lady’s adopted home, Westchester County to publicly endorse and aggressively campaign (including an appearance of PBP Radio) for Bernie Sanders who is challenging Clinton for the Democratic Presidential Nomination.
Hillary Clinton said last night that she “loves” the new Bernie Sanders ad set to Simon and Garfunkel singing, “They’ve all come to look for America.” Then she tried to offer a reality check.
“Now, look,” she said during a town hall in Des Moines. “You campaign in poetry. You govern in prose. And we need a lot more poetry in this campaign. But I believe that I’m the better person to be the Democratic nominee, and the commander-in-chief.”
Hillary is scheduled to attend a fundraiser later in the day in New York City, before heading back to Iowa to continue campaigning. Chelsea Clinton will be attending a breakfast fundraiser hosted by Liz Robbins and Tim Gunn in New York City earlier in the day from 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. A new survey of Democrats shows Sen. Bernie Sanders leading Clinton by 4 percentage points in the race for Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses, according to USA Today.
A representative from the Clinton campaign said Thursday morning’s fundraiser would be closed to the press.
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