VP Joe Biden in town for fundraisers

June 21, 2011 5:52:16 AM PDT
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is in Chicago Tuesday for a pair of fundraisers at Navy Pier.

Biden is the keynote speaker at Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy at the Grand Ballroom. The group was created by parents of children with epilepsy. White House advisor David Axelrod and his wife, Susan, were also scheduled to speak at the event. Their daughter has epilespsy.

Also Tuesday, the vice president will speak at a $5,000-per-person Democratic Party fundraiser at Riva's restaurant.

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