President Biden visits Kankakee County, Democrats plan big-time fundraiser

Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Democratic Party are hosting a big dollar fundraising reception with President Joe Biden Wednesday.  Reports say the top ticket price is $365,000. The Chicago Sun-Times reports the event is raising campaign cash for the Democratic National Committee in advance of the midterm elections. The money goes to the DNC’s Grassroots Victory Fund and state parties, including Illinois, to help elect Democrats to Congress.

The Daily-Journal reports the president will visit a Kankakee County farm Wwedneday where's he's expectd to gather first-hand information regarding the impact of soaring fertilizer prices on America's family farms.  Other details about the local visit have not been made public. 

The Kankakee County farm visit may provide Biden with info about the Russan invasion of Ukraine and how it's affecting the fertilizer supplies.  Food supply issues are likely to be discussed too.

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