July 18th, 2012
07:26 PM ET

Show me the money

Campaign 2012 is now in full swing and the theme could be “show me the money”. Wednesday President Obama raised a cool one and a half million dollars in just under an hour meeting with 25 high dollar donors at Washington’s tony Mandarin Oriental Hotel. A Democratic campaign official tells a pool reporter each of the 25 attendees donated at least $60,000 a piece to be split between the Obama Victory Fund, a joint fundraising committee of Obama for America, the Democratic National Committee and several state Democratic parties. Just last month the Obama campaign lamented it was out fundraised by the Romney campaign. The presumed Republican nominee announced he raised $106 million dollars in June compared to just $71 million raised by President Obama.

Wednesday at the White House
July 18th, 2012
08:39 AM ET

Wednesday at the White House

The President is back in the White House for the day. He's meeting with three cabinet secretaries, including Secretary of State Hillary Clinton who has just returned from a 12 day trip to Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

The nation's drought will be the subject of Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack's meeting. He will be here to discuss the administration’s efforts to respond to the drought.

Full schedule after the jump
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