(New York Times) Senator Bernie Sanders has repeatedly denounced campaigns that he says are built around their candidates attending fund-raisers. He has insisted he will not "go out hustling money from the wealthiest people in the country," and declared at the first Democratic debate that he is "not raising money from millionaires and billionaires."
Yet Mr. Sanders was cheered at a fancy campaign fund-raiser at the Hollywood home of Syd Leibovitch, a high-end real estate agent, and his wife, Linda, on Wednesday night.
Tickets for the event sold for a minimum of $250. Those who spent the maximum, $2,700, or who raised $10,000, were invited to a "pre-event reception," according to the invitation.
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