In search for cash, Obama keeps an A-list cast
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Call it "Checks and the City."
Needing to boost his donor base, President Barack Obama is banking on elite entertainers for help so often they have essentially become a cast of characters in his campaign. He is using his Hollywood access and raffling it off as a prize to others, tapping into a culture that revels in celebrity even in hard economic times.
Obama's big-name tour...