05/01/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Obama To Headline Fund Raiser For Reid

President Obama is evidently eager to keep Senator Harry Reid as his top Senate ally.

In what appears to be a first, party operatives said the president has agreed to attend a May fund-raiser in Las Vegas on behalf of the majority leader, who will be on the ballot in 2010 and could potentially face a difficult fight.

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