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Pelosi heads to Hamptons to raise funds for Bishop

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is coming to the Hamptons this weekend to raise money for Rep. Tim Bishop (D-Southampton), who once again is being targeted by Republicans for defeat as a vulnerable incumbent.

Pelosi, the California Democrat, has said she would like to reclaim her old job as House Speaker, and that will require defending incumbents such as Bishop and picking up an additional net 17 seats in 2014.

Pelosi will attend two events, according to invitations provided by a Bishop aide.

On Saturday evening, she'll be at a sunset event on the beach at an oceanfront home of media mogul Bob Sillerman in Southampton, with tickets starting at $500 each.

On Sunday morning, Pelosi will be joined by celebrity chef Joy Behar at an East Hampton home of lobbyist Liz Robbins and her husband, former newsman Doug Johnson, for a breakfast that will include a petting zoo for kids, with tickets starting at $1,000.

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