First Lady Michelle Obama to attendees at NYC fundraiser:
First lady Michelle Obama asked women on Monday to support Democrats in next month’s midterm elections, urging them not to lose faith in her husband’s vision for the country even if they are frustrated by the poor economy and slow pace of change he promised.
“I know that a lot of folks are still hurting. And I know for so many people, change has not come fast enough. Believe me, it hasn’t come fast enough for Barack, either,” the first lady told supporters at a fundraiser in New York for the Democratic National Committee and an affiliated group, the Women’s Leadership Forum. Read more here.
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First Lady Michelle Obama campaigns for Connecticut Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal, and then travels to NYC for DNC fundraiser hosted by Jessica Sarah Parker. Dr. Jill Biden speaks at the event. The First Lady and Dr. Jill are expected to raise over $1 million from this event.
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