Elections

Clinton headlines fundraisers in DC area

Hillary Clinton continued to raise money Thursday for her presidential campaign.

After a trio of fundraisers this week in New York, she is attending events in the Washington area, according to a campaign aide.

The events are part of the campaign’s “Hillstarters” program, which urges donors to raise $27,000 through 10 contributions of $2,700, a smaller bundling program than other presidential campaigns.

Clinton is expected to speak about building an economy, strengthening families and communities, fixing the political system, and national security, according to an aide.

The fundraisers were held at:

-- The home of Debbie Harmon

--The home of Frank and Sylvia White. Frank White was a member of President Barack Obama’s 2008 national finance committee and a prominent African-American businessman. One hundred and twenty five people were expected.

--The home of Elizabeth Frawley Bagley, a longtime Clinton friend who served as ambassador to Portugal. She was a donor for Clinton in 2008 and she and her late husband donated more than $1 million to the Clinton Foundation. One hundred and seventy-five were expected.

Clinton’s finance team, including her campaign manager, Robby Mook; campaign chairman, John Podesta; and finance director, Dennis Cheng, has held a series of meetings with hundreds of small donors along the East Coast, including Washington, Virginia, Maryland and New York.

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