George Clooney raises nearly $1m for Obama’’s election campaign

September 3rd, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI  

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Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): Hollywood hunk George Clooney has raised nearly 1 million dollars for US presidential candidate Barack Obama by hosting an exclusive event in Geneva, Switzerland.

The actor headlined the Swiss gala to raise thousands of dollars to inject cash into Obama’’s race to the White House.

According to reports, Clooney was the star attraction at the event, in which over 170 U.S. citizens paid 1,000 dollars each to attend the lavish party.

Clooney has spoken out before in support of Obama.

“I”ve been an Obama guy for a year-and-a-half and I”m very excited by his campaign,” Contactmusic quoted Clooney, as saying. (ANI)

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