Mayor helps out Corzine

corzineinvite.jpgMayor Antonio Villaraigosa is billed as the special guest at a fundraiser reception next Tuesday for New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine at the Beverly Hills home of Rhea Perlman and Danny DeVito. Wait, is Villaraigosa helping Corzine — or is the governor helping Antonio get back in the national conversation? I think this is the first fundraiser for a national Democratic figure where Villaraigosa has been featured since the arrival of the new team, which includes former East Coast Democratic operative Jay Carson. The ask is $1,000, $3,400 and $10,000. Co-hosts include the Casey Wassermans and the Tom Untermans.

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