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Obama juggles needs for campaign money, mass appeal

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As his reelection campaign heats up, President Barack Obama is attending fundraisers about one of every four days, with experts saying he is working to raise a whopping billion dollars to stay in the White House.

“There are a lot of people who are still hurting all across the country, a lot of people here in Florida, a lot of people everywhere,” Obama told a small group of supporters the other day.

He was not speaking at a soup kitchen. It was at the luxurious Orlando home of Dallas Mavericks basketball guard Vince Carter — to just 70 guests who paid $30,000 a plate to hear him speak.