The event Friday night, at a private residence in the nation's capital, attracted 35 donors who each contributed $40,000.
The event capped a day marked by the return of the remains of four Americans killed in Benghazi, Libya, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens. The president attended the ceremony at Andrews Air Force Base.
Shortly before the fundraiser, the president attended political meetings at Democratic Party headquarters.
◼ Beyonce, Jay-Z to host fundraiser for Obama at swanky New York nightclub - Washington Post
◼ While the world is engulfed in Islamist ragefests, including the storming of Western embassies across the Middle East and the evacuation of the University of Texas at Austin due to bomb threats, President Obama is doing what he does best.
He’s hobnobbing with celebrities. - Ben Shapiro/Breitbart
President Obama has reportedly missed all of his daily intelligence briefings since September 5th.