Barack Obama with George Clooney in 2006
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George Clooney hosts fundraiser for Obama re-election

Hollywood star George Clooney has hosted a record-breaking fundraising dinner for Barack Obama at his Los Angeles mansion.

About 150 guests, including Barbra Streisand, Tobey Maguire and Jack Black, are estimated to have raised up to $15m (£9.3m) towards President Obama's re-election campaign.

Alastair Leithead reports from Los Angeles.

  • 11 May 2012
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