Obama returns to Austin for overnight trip, pair of fundraisers

President Barack Obama speaks at the LBJ Presidential Library, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Austin, Texas, during the Civil Rights Summit to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
President Barack Obama speaks at the LBJ Presidential Library, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Austin, Texas, during the Civil Rights Summit to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — President Barack Obama is coming back to Austin in next week for a pair of Democratic National Committee fundraisers.

DNC officials said the events will be held on July 9 and 10.

Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez will host the president at his Austin home on Wednesday. Tickets for the event range from $5,000 to $32,400. The news was first reported by The Hollywood Reporter.

On July 10, Obama will take part in a roundtable discussion hosted by Aimee Boone Cunningham. Tickets to that event will cost $32,400.

The president last visited Austin on April 10 when he spoke at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library during a multi-day Civil Rights Summit.

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