03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Obama Raises $700K In Clinton's Backyard

Sen. Barack Obama held a New York City fundraiser on Sen. Hillary Clinton's turf Wednesday night, that organizers said raised $700,000 for the Democrat's campaign coffers.

An estimated 700 people, who all paid to be there, attended the soiree at the Grand Hyatt hotel in New York City, the same place where Obama held a packed fundraiser several months ago.

Actor Richard Gere, movie director Spike Lee and model Iman mingled in the crowd.

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