First Lady Michelle Obama was in western Massachusetts Friday to raise money for her husband’s re-election campaign. WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports
The First Lady was the featured speaker at a luncheon with more than 100 people held at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield. Tickets started at $1,000, with a top donation set at $2500. Local organizer, John Pucci, a Springfield attorney, said the sold out even exceed ed the goal which was to raise $250 thousand.