Obama visit rakes in the money for Dems

A visit last night raked in large amounts of money for Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal and the Democratic party.At an event in Stamford with the

STAMFORD - A visit last night raked in large amounts of money for Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal and the Democratic party.

At an event in Stamford with the president, Blumenthal took in about $400,000.

Later in the evening, Blumenthal attended a private fundraiser in Greenwich that brought in more than a million dollars for the party. Director Ron Howard was said to be there along with "Doonesbury" cartoonist Garry Trudeau and his wife, television journalist Jane Pauley.

Obama attends fundraisers in Stamford, Greenwich VIDEO: Obama speaks at Blumenthal fundraiser in Conn.

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