One hundred and ninety-four names have been added to President Barack Obama's list of top tier fundraisers who raised $500,000 or more for his 2012 campaign. Obama For America and the Obama Victory Fund added 24 new names to the top tier and moved 170 up from previous lower dollar categories. The names were made public this weekend.
New to the top tier fundraiser/bundler list are Elizabeth Bagley (Washington, DC); Stewart Banium (Silver Spring, MD); Tim Broas (Chevy Chase, MD); actress Eva Longoria (Los Angeles, CA); Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe (McLean, VA); Robert Meyerhoff(Phoenix, MD); Gov. Martin O'Malley (Annapolis, MD); Carol Pensky (Washington, DC); film producer Tyler Perry (Atlanta, GA); actor Wendell Pierce (New Orleans, LA); Hyatt hotel heiress Penny Pritzker (Chicago, IL); Laura Ricketts (Chicago, IL); actor Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith (Los Angeles, CA); musician Gwen Stefani (Los Angeles, CA); among others. View alphabetical list of all $100,000+.