Michelle Obama urges donors to write ‘a big, fat check’ for 2014

Michelle Obama urges donors to write ‘a big, fat check’ for 2014

[Ed. – Sure, because everyone’s rolling in money thanks to this administration.]

First lady Michelle Obama told Democratic donors in Los Angeles on Wednesday to “write a big, fat check” to help the party win in this year’s elections.

“There is something all of you can do right now, today, to make a difference. … You can write a check, do you hear me?” Obama told them, according to the White House pool report. “I’m serious, write a big fat check. Write the biggest check you can possibly write.”

She told the group of donors that they should be as “passionate” and as “hungry” as they were in 2008 and 2012.

The 2014 midterm elections are “at stake,” Obama said. Democrats are 17 seats away from taking control of the House, she said, but warned that they’re only six seats away from losing the Senate.


“What I want all of you to think about for just a minute is what could happen if we lose those six seats,” clarifying that such an outcome could mean the repeal of ObamaCare, bans against same-sex marriage, obstacles for women to receive contraception, and cutting off unemployment benefits.

In addition, the first lady said 37 governor’s seats are also up for grabs.

“It’s simply not enough to elect Barack Obama president if we don’t also elect leaders in Congress and in our state houses who will work with him to keep making the change we all believe in.”

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