Most of the media attention this week has been paid to President Obama and his West Coast string of fundraisers, but the first lady is fundraising as well. As NBC Chicago reports:

The event at the Waldorf Astoria, in Chicago’s Gold Coast Neighborhood, benefits the Democratic National Committee.

Tickets start at $500 per person.

There’s also buzz that she’ll attend an evening concert by Beyoncé and Jay-Z at Soldier Field.

Actress Daryl Hannah wonders if FLOTUS has caught sight of the food lines on her whirlwind tour through the Windy City.


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