President Barack Obama is launching a two-day campaign fundraising swing in California.


The president will start Wednesday’s crusade for cash with two events in San Francisco, followed by a pair of appeals in Los Angeles. Among the evening events is a gala for gay and lesbian supporters where tickets cost up to $25,000 per couple.

Obama will wrap up his California drives in Los Angeles with an event Thursday morning before heading to Nevada. In a speech at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Obama will announce new steps his administration will take to help college students repay their loans.

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