01/16/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Pat Quinn Morphs Fundraiser Into No-Cost Holiday Party After Blagojevich Scandal

Bob Reed, the communications director for Quinn's office, called The Hill to note the fundraiser has been turned into a "holiday reception."

The change was decided on in the past few days and Reed noted Quinn "didn't feel it was appropriate" to hold a fundraiser with so much uncertainty surrounding the governor.

No money will be collected at the event, according to Reed.

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