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Taylor Swift poses backstage with the award for entertainer of the year at the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) Taylor Swift poses backstage with the award for entertainer of the year at the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)  

Seven members of Congress to hold fundraisers at Taylor Swift concert

It’s just about every conservative political nerd’s “fairytale.”

“Fairytale” songbird Taylor Swift will welcome seven members of Congress, including six Republicans, at her Washington D.C. performances next week. (PICTURES:‘Rolling Stone’ ranks pop’s top princesses)

According to the Sunlight Foundation’s Party Time blog, South Dakota Republican Senator John Thune, Alabama Republican Congressman Jo Bonner, New York Republican Congressman Michael Grimm, Georgia Republican Congressman Tom Price, Texas Republican Congresswoman Kay Granger and North Carolina Democratic Congresswoman Heath Shuler are scheduled to hold fundraisers during Swift’s first show in D.C. The 21-year-old country-pop singer’s Verizon Center concerts, to be held on Aug. 2 and 3, are sold out.

Georgia Republican Congressman Paul Broun is set to visit Swift’s second D.C. appearance. Last year, Mississippi Republican Congressman Gregg Harper, Tennessee Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn, and Price raised funds at Swift’s Verizon Center event.

The Grammy Award-winning Pennsylvanian is not the first female pop star to have political fundraisers at one of her concerts. New Jersey Democratic Sen. Frank Lautenberg hosted a fundraiser with Lady Gaga last year during the “Monster” singer’s show in the nation’s capital.

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  • dmv09002

    You always have my heart Taylor…and even more now!

  • mickeywhite

    Marsha Blackburn Voted FOR:
    Omnibus Appropriations, Special Education, Global AIDS Initiative, Job Training, Unemployment Benefits, Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations, Agriculture Appropriations, FY2004 Foreign Operations Appropriations, U.S.-Singapore Trade, U.S.-Chile Trade, Supplemental Spending for Iraq & Afghanistan, Flood Insurance Reauthorization , Prescription Drug Benefit, Child Nutrition Programs, Surface Transportation, Job Training and Worker Services, Agriculture Appropriations, Foreign Aid, Debt Limit Increase, Fiscal 2005 Omnibus Appropriations, Vocational/Technical Training, Supplemental Appropriations, UN “Reforms.” Patriot Act Reauthorization, CAFTA, Katrina Hurricane-relief Appropriations, Head Start Funding, Line-item Rescission, Oman Trade Agreement, Military Tribunals, Electronic Surveillance, Head Start Funding, COPS Funding, Funding the REAL ID Act (National ID), Foreign Intelligence Surveillance, Thought Crimes “Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act, Peru Free Trade Agreement, Economic Stimulus, Farm Bill (Veto Override), Warrantless Searches, Employee Verification Program, Body Imaging Screening, Patriot Act extension.

    Marsha Blackburn Voted AGAINST:
    Ban on UN Contributions, eliminate Millennium Challenge Account, WTO Withdrawal, UN Dues Decrease, Defunding the NAIS, Iran Military Operations defunding Iraq Troop Withdrawal, congress authorization of Iran Military Operations, Withdrawing U.S. Soldiers from Afghanistan.

    Marsha Blackburn is my Congressman.
    See her “blatantly unconstitutional” votes at :
    http://mickeywhite.blogspot.com/2009/09/tn-congressman-marsha-blackburn-votes.html
    Mickey

  • bkeyser

    Pretty sure Heath Shuler is a male.

  • westvalley

    Oh puke……

    • abderecho

      can you elaborate?

      • westvalley

        Radio Station contest..
        2nd prize-Ticket to Taylor Swift concert…

        1st Prize YOU DONT HAVE TO ATTEND…..

        • abderecho

          Ok then, just general disdain. Got it.