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Latest Congressional Fundraising Draw: Taylor Swift

Lawmakers plan to “shake” the money tree at pop star's D.C. concerts.
Singer Taylor Swift arrives at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Garden Arena on May 17, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Singer Taylor Swift arrives at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Garden Arena on May 17, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Taylor Swift’s awestruck teenage camp followers will be rockin’ out at an upcoming concert with a few unlikely fans: lawmakers looking to “shake it” for some fundraising cash.

A number of members of the U.S. Congress, including Senator John Thune, the chamber’s third-ranking Republican, and Representative Doris Matsui, a California Democrat, are charging up to $5,000 for group tickets to the Swift concerts on July 13 and 14.