Hillary Clinton returning to L.A. for June 19 fundraising swing


By Ted Johnson

Hillary Clinton is returning to Los Angeles on June 19 for a fundraising swing that includes an event at the home of HBO's Michael Lombardo and husband Sonny Ward, sources said.

The event will be a day after President Obama treks to L.A. for a fundraiser at the home of Tyler Perry. That event will raise money for the Democratic National Committee.

Other events are expected on her L.A. schedule.

Clinton's visit to L.A. will be her second since announcing her presidential bid in April. In May, she raised money at three different events, including one at the home of Steven Bochco and another at the home of Haim Saban.

The $2,500-per-person event at the home of Lombardo and Ward is aimed in part at LGBT donors. The couple hosted a DNC fundraiser at their home last year with guest First Lady Michelle Obama.

Clinton will officially announce her campaign on June 13, with a speech in New York at Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park, followed by treks to Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada.

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