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Obama fundraising swing includes a town hall with millennials

President Barack Obama waves as he walks to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Oct. 9, 2014, for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., then onto California for three days. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
President Barack Obama waves as he walks to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Oct. 9, 2014, for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., then onto California for three days. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) AP

President Barack Obama’s three-day West Coast fundraising swing will include a town hall today with millennials -- which the White House bills as members of the “largest, most diverse and most educated generation” in U.S. history.

Obama‘s Council of Economic Advisers released a new report ahead of the trip that looks at the generation’s adult economic lives and what it says are the effects of the administration’s policies.

Among its findings: “Millennials are more connected to technology than previous generations and a quarter of Millennials believe that their relationship to technology is what makes their generation unique.” The report notes that “the sheer amount of computational power and access to information that Millennials have had at their fingertips since grade-school is unparalleled.”

The event was added to a three-day trip California trip that includes a trio of fundraisers in Los Angeles and San Francisco. He will appear at actress Gwyneth Paltrow’s Los Angeles home tonight, according to several published reports.

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