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President Obama To Return To Los Angeles Oct. 9 For Gwyneth Paltrow Fundraiser:

President Barack Obama will return to Los Angeles in October to attend a fundraiser at the home of actress and longtime supporter Gwyneth Paltrow.

Tickets for the Oct. 9 event will cost up to $32,400, and the evening will include an intimate dinner with Obama fielding questions from supporters, according to an invitation sent by the Democratic National Committee.

The trip will be Obama’s 20th to Los Angeles or Orange counties since taking office in 2009. All but three of his trips have included political fundraisers.

Obama was most recently in Los Angeles July 23-24, when he attended a pair of fundraisers, one at the Hancock Park home of television producer Shonda Rhimes, and another at the Brentwood home of Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino.

Obama also spoke to about 2,000 people at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College, touting his successes in job creation.

The Hollywood Reporter noted that invitations for the July event at Rapino’s home billed the fundraiser as “the last trip to Los Angeles the president will be making this year.”

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