President Barack Obama coming to Houston on Friday for fundraiser

File photo: President Barack Obama arrives at Bush Intercontinental Cargo Center en route to College Station Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, in Houston. (AP Photo/Sharon Steinmann)

March 6, 2012 12:50:20 PM PST
President Barack Obama is coming to Houston this week to raise money for his 2012 re-election campaign.

The president will host a fundraising event Friday afternoon at Union Station at Minute Maid Park. The reception is scheduled for 3:30pm.

Earlier that day, President Obama will first travel to Virginia to deliver remarks on the economy at the Rolls-Royce Crosspointe facility.