Marc Lasry hosts $40K-per-head Obama fundraiser

The president is called hypocritical by conservatives for slamming private equity but taking money from the Avenue Capital founder and others in finance.

Marc Lasry (Photo: Bloomberg)

Can Barack Obama take hedge fund money and simultaneously slam Mitt Romney’s private equity past? That’s the question being asked as the president attends a $40,000-per-ticket fundraiser Monday night at the Manhattan home of $13 billion Avenue Capital Group co-founder Marc Lasry.

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