Politics

Jennifer Hudson to sing here for Obama

Next week's "Evening With President Obama" at the Beverly Hilton, the president's first major fundraiser since taking office, has added some name entertainment: Jennifer Hudson and Earth, Wind & Fire. Hudson hails from Chicago and is a friend of the president. Tix for the May 27 event are still $30,400 per couple for the special dinner, $2,500 per person for VIP seating and $1,000 per person for general seating.


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