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Obama Rallies in Hollywood, Jokes About Debate Performance

President Barack Obama took in the glitz and glamour at an L.A. fundraiser concert on Sunday, thanking performers George Clooney, Stevie Wonder, Katy Perry, Jennifer Hudson and Jon Bon Jovi.

Referring to how such stars perform "flawlessly, night after night," Obama laughed, "I can't always say the same,” referring to his lackluster debate performance against Republican candidate Mitt Romney in Denver, Colorado last week.

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The President also joked about Romney's pledge to cut subsidies to the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). "Somebody's finally cracking down on Big Bird," said Obama. "Elmo's made a run for the border.”

After the concert, Pres. Obama delivered remarks to 150 supporters who paid $25,000 each to join him for dinner at Wolfgang Puck’s WP24.