Wednesday, July 25, 2012

UPDATE: Biden Cancels Idaho Trip

Posted By on Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 9:12 AM

UPDATE July 26 4 p.m.
Wood River GOP organizers have announced that Vice President Joe Biden's appearance in Sun Valley, originally slated for Thursday, Aug. 2, has been canceled.

Organizers have not announced if the fundraiser will be rescheduled.

Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney is still scheduled to be in Sun Valley for a fundraiser on Friday, Aug. 3.

ORIGINAL POST July 25 9 a.m.

Prior to Mitt Romney's return visit to Idaho for a Sun Valley fundraiser Friday, Aug. 3, Vice President Joe Biden will be stumping for his boss, President Barack Obama, also in Sun Valley.

This morning's Idaho Mountain Express reports that Biden will attend a Thursday, Aug. 2, fundraiser, where attendees will shell out between $250-$50,000 to break bread with the vice president. A $2,500 ticket secures a photo with the veep. A $50,000 donation gets a bit more face time with Biden.

The Federal Election Commission reports that the Obama campaign has raised more than $280,000 in Idaho during the 2012 campaign, compared to close to 1 million Idaho dollars for the Romney campaign.

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