West Hollywood Mayor Pro Tem Lindsey P. Buttigieg also attended a low-dollar event at the West Hollywood nightspot the Abbey, where he told the crowd how important Medicare was to his parents as they faced serious illness, as they had the security to know that they would not go bankrupt on health care costs. Horvath was a co-host. A major issue so far in the Democratic race is whether candidates favor a Medicare for All proposal, or a variation on the Affordable Care Act that includes a public option for health insurance. "I want everyone to enjoy that same kind of freedom," he said.
Pete Buttigieg finished a day of fundraising on Friday at the home of Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Falchuk with a reception that drew about 100 people including Bradley Whitford, Rob Reiner and Martin Sheen.
On Thursday afternoon, Buttigieg headlined a lunchtime fundraiser in Brentwood, co-chaired by Jill Goldman, Vicki Kennedy, Lauren Taschen and Wendy Riva.” />
Earlier in the evening, Buttigieg raised money at the home of Claire and Brian Goldsmith. Claire Goldsmith is an online education administrator; Brian Goldsmith is an investor who has co-hosted a podcast with Katie Couric. Jeffrey and Marilyn Katzenberg were co-hosts and attended the event, with tickets starting at $250 per person.
Whitford and Amy Landecker also were co-hosts of the event, with tickets starting at $250 per person.
ambassador to Spain, who just a night earlier hosted Joe Biden at their home during Biden's first Los Angeles fundraising swing since announcing his candidacy. Also attending was Sally Yates, the former deputy attorney general. Many donors are still contributing to multiple candidates before committing in the Democratic primary. According to a source knowledgeable about the event, other attendees included interior designer Michael Smith and James Costos, former U.S.
Also present was Nicole Avant, the former U.S. Buttigieg spoke and then took a Q&A for about 30 minutes, the source said. ambassador to the Bahamas, who helped lead Barack Obama's Southern California fundraising efforts in the 2008 cycle.