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'Scandal' Stars Selfie With Hillary During Fundraising Tour

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This photo cost Kerry Washington $2,700. (Instagram)
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Let's be real, Hillary Clinton only likes us for our money.

The presidential candidate, who probably knows more global secrets than any other person alive, dropped by the set of the political drama Scandal on Monday while visiting Southern California on a two-day fundraising tour throughout the state, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Perhaps Hillary needed some help from the show's political media-consultant protagonist, Olivia Pope (played by Kerry Washington). As the show's website states, Pope (a character) "has dedicated her life to protecting and defending the public images of the nation's elite by keeping those secrets under wraps."

Those well-compensated actors and actresses of Scandal were busy snapping selfies with the Democratic Presidential candidate. Among them included Kerry Washington herself, Scott K. Foley, and Darby Stanchfield:

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Of course, Hillary wasn't here just for selfies with the stars. The candidate was hosting three distinct fundraisers throughout Los Angeles, raising money in Hancock Park with Mayor Garcetti, along with events in Studio City and Beverly Hills. Those flush enough pay for the privilege of hobnobbing with Hillary could expect dinner, a reception, or maybe even snapping a selfie.

Dinner with Hillary was $1,000. A selfie cost $2,700. Couples who contributed $5,400 were offered a chance to get a full family photo with the candidate with up to two children, but only those aged 16 and under.

Per The Wrap, this is Hillary's seventh visit to Southern California since announcing her candidacy in April.

Politics. Huh?