At Fancy Park Avenue Home, Barack Obama Ratchets Up Rhetoric Against Republicans

Large swathes of the Upper East Side were under lockdown last night as President Barack Obama arrived for a $38,500 a plate fundraiser at the sumptuous home of Jane Hartley and Ralph Schlosstein, heads of the Observatory Group and Evercore, respectively.

As a few dozen guests–former OMB director Peter Orzag and current White House chief of staff Bill Daley among them–dined beneath the couple’s modern art collection, the president struck a far more populist and aggressive tone towards his Republican opponents. Read More

At Fancy Park Avenue Home, Barack Obama Ratchets Up Rhetoric Against Republicans