CHICAGO (CBS) — Vice President Joseph Biden is visiting Chicago Tuesday night for a worthy cause.
Biden will attend a fundraiser for the group Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy. He will join the founders of the group, former White House senior adviser David Axelrod and his wife, Susan, for the fundraiser at Navy Pier.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Dry And Quiet Tuesday Night
Also to attend the benefit are Peter Sagal, host of the WBEZ-NPR radio show “Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!” and Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough of MSNBC.READ MORE: Riviera Country Club In Orland Park Ordered Closed; Couples Say They Put Down Money With Operator Who Turned Out To Be Convicted Scammer
The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with a sponsor reception, followed by a general reception, a program and dinner. It will be held in the Grand Ballroom at the east end of Navy Pier.MORE NEWS: Concert Venue Metro Requiring Proof Of COVID-19 Vaccination For All Events
The Axelrods’ daughter has epilepsy.