Obama To Press: Pay To Play

From Chicago Business:

    The best-funded political campaign in American history says news organizations will have to pay—in some cases almost $2,000 each–if they want to cover Barack Obama’s election-night celebration in Chicago.

    A memo sent to news organizations on Tuesday by the Obama campaign says credentials will cost $715 to $1,815, depending on whether electrical and phone lines are needed and whether an indoor or outdoor seat is requested for the event, which is expected to be held outside the evening of Nov. 4 in Grant Park.

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