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Politics

Money is the focus during Obama’s Boston visit

President Obama thanked Boston Monday for trading Red Sox third-baseman Kevin Youkilis to his Chicago White Sox, but he owed far more thanks to the supporters who donated thousands of dollars to see him at three Boston-area fund-raisers.

His campaign did not release the day’s total take, but multiplying the per-head minimums by attendees at the events indicated an amount upwards of $3 million.

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