George Clooney Lends Support to Obama at Fundraiser in Geneva

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0  Updated at 9:31 am, August 28th, 2012 By: ABC Digital
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Tom Williams/Roll Call/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — No wonder President Obama called George Clooney a “good friend” in a recent interview with Entertainment Tonight. The actor is doing what he can to help the president win his re-election bid in November.

Clooney appeared Monday at a fundraiser for Obama in Geneva, Switzerland, that raised at least $625,000 from U.S. donors, according to organizers. It cost $15,000 for guests to have dinner with Clooney, and $5,000 to have a photo taken with him.

There was also a $1,000-per-person reception before the dinner.

Clooney traveled to the event from his villa in Lake Como, Italy.

In May, Clooney hosted a fundraiser for Obama at his Los Angeles home that raised almost $15 million.

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