New York (CNN) – President Obama headlines three big-money fundraisers in
New York City Thursday evening, one of them steeped in controversy.
The largest of the three campaign fundraising events is sponsored by the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) Leadership Council at the Sheraton Hotel in midtown Manhattan. It's expected to rake in upwards of one million dollars with 600 attendees forking over a minimum $1250 a ticket to hear the president speak. But outside, protesters from three other LGBT organizations are expected to chastise the president for not supporting the legalization of same sex marriage which is set to could come to a vote in the New York State legislature as early as this week.FULL STORY on the CNN 1600 Report blog
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