On Monday, a number of people campaigned in support of Hillary Clinton. Bill Clinton was in Washington, where he attended an Organizing Event in Spokane. Speaking at Spokane Falls Community College, Bill focused on the rising cost of education and Hillary’s plan to make college more affordable by expanding grant programs, expand work study programs, and simplify student loans. He explained that Hillary would pay for these changes by raising taxes on the wealthy. A video of his speech is below.
Tonight, Bill attend a second rally in Vancouver. During his speech, Bill characterized Hillary as a strong leader who would be a great commander-in-chief and a tough diplomat. He then spoke about Hillary’s plans to make college more affordable, to build upon the heath care system, help small businesses, and immigration reform. Following the event, Bill attended a Vancouver area fundraiser hosted by Craig Hartzman, Jim John, and Jane and Paul Jacobsen. A video from the public event is below.
This afternoon, Chelsea Clinton attended a fundraiser at the home of Ambassador Eleni Kounalakis. The reception took place in San Francisco, California. As with all private fundraisers, it was closed to the press.
In Dallas, Texas, Campaign Manager Robby Mook attended a fundraiser at the home of Dr. Mark Parker and Eric Johnson. Meanwhile, Campaign Chair John Podesta hosted a fundraiser in Washington, DC that featured a number of former members of Congress including: Jim Blanchard, Dennis Cardoza, Bob Carr, Vic Fazio, Martin Frost, Bart Gordon, Kay Hagan, Barbara Kennelly, Mary Landrieu, Blanche Lincoln, Tom McMillen, Jim Moran, Earl Pomeroy, Mark Pryor, Bart Stupak, John Tanner, and Alan Wheat. Podesta hosted a second Washington, DC area fundraiser hosted by Susan Brophy, Ann Castagnetti, David Castagnetti, Steve Elmendorf, Jeff Forbes, and Joel Johnson. The final fundraiser of the day was in New York City where Senior Policy Advisor Jake Sullivan attended an event hosted by Judith Hochman and Richard Fuchs, Meghann Curtis and Michael Fuchs, Carol and Richard Hochman.