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Designers Back Obama's Re-election Bid; Republicans Make Nasty Video

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Last night at the Theroy store in New York, Anna Wintour and Scarlett Johansson hosted a fundraiser for President Obama's re-election called "Runway to Win". Obama did not attend but Karolina Kurkova, Karlie Kloss, Solange Knowles and Reggie Love. As WWD reports, Anna Wintour and the Vogue crew have vigorously been rallying designers behind the initiative wrangling faces like Marc Jacobs, Diane von Furstenberg and Tory Burch among others who have made Obama merchandise to help fund his re-election bid. But in the spirit of competitive America, The Republican National Committee made a video about the goods these designers have made.

The Republican National Committee's video features Richard Blanch's nail laquers and makeup bag for $40, a Monique Pean scarf for $95, a Tory Burch Tote for $95 and a Thakoon scarf for $95.
· GOP Attacks Fashion's Obama Drive [WWD]
· The RNC's Obama fashionista smear crashes on runway [The Guardian]
· About Last Night [Racked NY]