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Sarah Jessica Parker to hold fundraiser for President Barack Obama at his home in Manhattan

Sunday, May 20, 2012

This is not Sex and the City - it's Barack in the city, can be done for as little as $ 3.

Obama's campaign announced Friday that "Sex and the City" star Sarah Jessica Parker will hold a fundraiser for reelection to his home in Manhattan next month.

Parker promised that the evening "A Night in New York," would be "fabulous."

"I hope you will help me to welcome President Obama and First Lady in New York," Parker wrote in an email to supporters of the incumbent. "It should be fabulous."

Supporters who donate even $ 3 will be entered into a draw to attend the glitzy event on June 14.

The Obama campaign has used a similar tactic earlier this month by raffling off chances to attend a fundraiser at home of stars George Clooney Hollywood.

The dinner raised $ 15 million - the highest ever in a single event.

Parker, a longtime supporter of Obama, volunteered at a get-out-the-vote phone bank for the campaign in 2008.

"I believed then, as I do now, if we all chipped in and did our part, we would not only make history," writes Parker, "but to create meaningful change that Americans so desperately need. "

"For me, this election is more important than in 2008," she writes.

Details of the fundraiser, to be held at Parker actions West Village home with husband Matthew Broderick, are still being resolved.

The raffle winners will be made in New York and receive tickets to a performance of Mariah Carey - if it is not clear whether the star will sing at home Parker.

This is hardly the first time Obama raises money in Manhattan, the world's favorite ATM policy.

He held a pair of cash bashes last week in the wake of his landmark ruling on gay marriage.

Earlier this year, he also attended a series of dinners $ 35,000 in chic apartments, including Spike Lee's Upper East Side home -. "Let's Stay Together" and a fundraiser at the Apollo Theater which included his interpretation of the famous Al Green

His Republican rival has also frequently visited the city with his hand, but it will likely receive fewer votes from the five boroughs.

Mitt Romney has swept the city on several occasions to raise funds, including a three-stop lightning one day in December that brought him millions of dollars
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