4

President Obama Coming Back to Miami on March 4

^
Keep New Times Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Miami and help keep the future of New Times free.

President Obama sure loves hitting up Miami for fundraisers. POTUS has been in the area several times since his election for numerous cash raising soirees (including one at the Estefan household) and will be back in town March 4 to attend a fundraiser for Democratic Senate candidates as well as to advance his agenda for the next year.

The White House says he'll be in town "to discuss his plan for winning the future." Which means more than likely he'll be holding some sort of semi-public event to discuss many of the same themes he went over in his State of the Union address. Though no details have been released besides that.

He'll also attend a fundraiser for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. Florida's Democratic Senator Bill Nelson is seen as one of the most vulnerable senators up for re-election in 2012. Though only Jeb Bush (who is almost certainly not running) is the only Republican polling ahead of him, the fact Nelson can't poll more than 50 percent against any candidate at the moment shows he's vulnerable. He'll likely be a top recipient of DSCC cash during the next election cycle.

Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

Keep Miami New Times Free... Since we started Miami New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Miami, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Miami with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.