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Joe Biden will campaign in Seattle on Friday, with fundraiser at home of Amazon executive

“Former Vice President Joe Biden will raise campaign cash Friday in Seattle at a pair of private fundraisers, including one at the home of a top Amazon executive” writes Seattle Times Political for seattletimes.com. Biden last campaigned in the state in June, speaking at private fundraisers in Seattle and Medina.Some local activists are planning a protest of the Zapolsky fundraiser at nearby Kerry Park, with speakers including recently reelected Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant, who made criticism of Amazon’s political spending a central campaign theme. Source: seattletimes.com

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Andrew Yang preached his tech-friendly gospel at Sam Altman’s San Francisco house: You can’t treat tech like oil companies and breaking up Amazon won’t bring malls back.

“Its host, Altman, the former head of startup accelerator Y Combinator, is tech’s loudest supporter of universal basic income” writes Melia Russell for businessinsider.com. A wide-ranging discussion covered the fundamentals of “universal basic income,” the path to pulling the federal government into the 21st century, and the argument against breaking up big tech.Andrew Marshall, a software engineer who previously worked at Google, started supporting the candidate in February, because he was interested in Yang’s ideas around universal basic income. Source: businessinsider.com

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Buttigieg removes former Chicago attorney Steve Patton from fundraiser after backlash

“Buttigieg is also removing Steve Patton as a sponsor of a Chicago fundraiser that will be held Friday, his campaign said” writes Robert Herguth for suntimes.com. He is no longer a co-host for the event and will not be attending.” Buttigieg’s campaign had previously declined to comment on Patton’s involvement in the fundraiser. Source: suntimes.com

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Flying flapjack fundraiser set for woman with cancer

“The fundraiser takes place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Zilwaukee Community Hall, 530 W. Fisher” writes Bob_johnson Mlive Com for mlive.com. Family members have organized a pancake breakfast fundraiser to help provide financial stability for Wahr through the ordeal. “We want to make her days here and her journey to eternity as comfortable as possible,” she said. Source: mlive.com

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Joe Biden was confronted at a CNN town hall over his links to a fundraiser hosted by a former fossil fuel executive

“He’s not a fossil fuel executive,” Biden quickly responded, before pivoting to his plan to hold fossil fuel executives and corporations responsible” writes Rosie Perper for businessinsider.com. Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday night was confronted at CNN’s climate change town hall on his ties to a former fossil fuel executive.”VP Biden signed a pledge not to take money from fossil fuel executives,” she continued.”I was told by my staff he doesn’t have any responsibility related to the company,” Biden added later after moderator Anderson Cooper followed up.”How can…

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Biden pledges to rethink fundraiser hosted by fossil fuel company founder

“Joe Biden said he would reconsider attending a high-dollar fundraiser hosted by a businessman in the fossil fuel industry after being challenged about the event during CNN’s climate town hall” reports washingtonexaminer.com. Andrew Goldman isn’t a fossil fuel executive.He’s not on the board of the company, nor the board of the portfolio company,” Biden senior adviser Symone Sanders tweeted. Source: washingtonexaminer.com

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