N.Y. senator’s camp wants donation returned after booster’s ‘vicious attack’
WASHINGTON – Two Democratic presidential campaigns angrily accused the other of nasty politics on Wednesday over a Hollywood donor who once backed Hillary Rodham Clinton’s husband but now backs her top rival.
The Clinton campaign sent out a testy news release after DreamWorks movie studio founder David Geffen, a fan of Sen. Barack Obama, told The New York Times that Sen. Clinton was ambitious and polarizing.
“CLINTON CAMP TO OBAMA: CUT TIES & RETURN CASH AFTER TOP BOOSTERS VICIOUS ATTACKS,” screamed the headline of the news release.
Geffen hosted a $1.3 million fundraiser for Obama on Tuesday and is backing the Illinois senator…