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Attending a DNC fundraiser that was originally scheduled during October’s government shutdown, first lady Michelle Obama was the special guest of “Everybody Loves Raymond” creator Phil Rosenthal and his wife Monica Horan Wednesday night at their home in a gated community in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Hancock Park.

Obama, according to the White House pool report, made a big deal about the November midterm elections to the crowd, which included singer and actress Barbra Streisand and her husband James Brolin. The first lady told the champagne-sipping attendees exactly what they could do to get engaged. “You can write a check, do you hear me?” Obama said. “That’s what you need to do, I’m serious, write a big fat check. Write the biggest check you can possibly write.”

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