WASHINGTON (CBSMiami/AP) — President Barack Obama will get a hand in fundraising from a legendary former member of the Miami Heat.
President Obama will hold a fundraiser for House Democrats at the home of Alonzo Mourning on March 20, according to an invitation obtained by the Associated Press.READ MORE: Getting To Know New CBS4 News Co-Anchor Kendis Gibson
The event in Miami on March 20 will benefit the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other lawmakers will also attend.
The event will feature a cocktail reception and photo opportunity, followed by a dinner.READ MORE: Florida Senate Bill Targets School Worker Shortages
The fundraiser is among the first Obama will hold ahead of the 2014 midterm elections. Obama will also raise money for Senate Democrats and the Democratic National Committee.
A former Miami Heat player, Mourning is helping to promote new health care exchanges under Obama’s health care law. He and Obama golfed together when Obama was in Florida in November.MORE NEWS: Miami Weather: Warmer And Wet Wednesday
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