Michelle Obama Says Maxed-Out Donors Are ‘Baller’ at Upper East Side LGBT Bash

Michelle Obama. (Photo: Getty)
Michelle Obama. (Photo: Getty)

Michelle Obama was back in New York City this evening headlining two DNC fund-raisers: a small gathering at the home of fashion designer Tory Burch and an “LGBT Gala” on the Upper East Side.

Politicker was present at the second event, where an excited Ms. Obama told donors that maxing out on their contribution limits was a “baller” thing to do.

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Christine Quinn Says Jason Collins’ Announcement ‘Is Literally Going to Save Lives’

Jason Collins. (Photo: Getty)
Jason Collins. (Photo: Getty)

Earlier today, Washington Wizard’s center Jason Collins became the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport. And, Council Speaker Christine Quinn, who’s vying to become the first openly gay mayor of New York City, is rather happy about it.

“What Jason did today is literally going to save lives,” Ms. Quinn said in a statement. “Because the greatest athletes – who are children’s heroes more than athletes? – are also LGBT and it’s okay.”

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