President Obama and Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) will both be in New York City Monday night for fundraising events.

Obama's fundraiser is during a visit to New York for a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly. Obama is scheduled to attend a Democratic National Committee (DNC) fundraising event at a private New York residence that evening.

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Meanwhile, Perry, who has started leading in GOP presidential primary polls, will be at a fundraiser with Hispanic business leaders in Manhattan's Washington Heights/Inwood area, according to PolitickerNY. The fundraiser is hosted by New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers head Fernando Mateo. 

"He reached out to me, and I was honored by it," Mateo told Politicker. "I have certainly made up my mind. He is the person I will be supporting for president. I believe he will turn this country around."


Politicker reported that Perry's fundraiser will be at a Mexican restaurant and the expected haul of the night's fundraising will be in the range of between $50,000 and $100,000.

In the second quarter, Obama's reelection campaign and the DNC reported raising a total of $86 million.