Romney Has 3 Hamptons Fundraisers

    WOLFEBORO, NH - JULY 4:  Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney participates during the Wolfeboro Independence Day parade on July 4, 2012 in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. The Romney's took a break from their vacation to march in the parade.  (Photo by Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images)

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    Guests at special Mitt Romney gatherings with a little extra pocket change paid up to $25,000 to hear him speak over the weekend. A luncheon fundraiser for his wealthy supporters was held at the Long Island home of Ronald O. Perelman, chairman of Revlon cosmetics and a billionaire financier. Expecting to haul in $3 million, the presidential hopeful was also scheduled to attend fundraising events at the Hamptons homes of Clifford Sobel, former U.S. ambassador to Brazil, and billionaire David H. Koch. Romney supporters spoke about the need for a “fresh face” and the evils of President Obama: “He is a socialist. His idea is find a problem that doesn’t exist and get government to intervene,” said Ted Conklin, the owner of the American Hotel in Sag Habor.

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