Singers Katy Perry and Elton John took to the stage and used their star power to support Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during her New York fundraiser. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Katy Perry, Elton John perform at Clinton fundraiser
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STORY: Musicians Elton John and Katy Perry performed during a campaign fundraiser for Hillary Clinton, Wednesday night (March 2) at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
Perry, dressed in a sparkly red, white and blue suit, had previously performed at a Clinton fundraiser in Iowa. The two embraced as Wednesday’s fundraiser came to an end.
The fundraiser sold tickets for $125 to $2,700
Clinton, 68, took big steps towards securing her party’s nomination on Tuesday, the 2016 campaign’s biggest day of state-by-state nominating contests.
Clinton’s wins give her 527 delegates to the Democratic nominating convention, to Sanders’ 325, according to a New York Times delegate count early on Wednesday. A Democratic candidate needs 2,383 delegates to win.