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How’d that fancy Sarah Jessica Parker/Anna Wintour fundraiser for President Obama work out? A few scenes captured by our colleague David Nakamura: Meryl Streep, Michael Kors and Andy Cohen were among the $40K-a-seat guests; SJP’s husband Matthew Broderick had to miss it because he’s performing on Broadway; their son, meanwhile, was really excited to hear about how the auto industry bailout is working. More: Obama at New York celebrity fundraiser: ‘Manhattan isn’t a battleground’ (Also, according to TMZ, Aretha Franklin was a mere drive-by guest, leaving after about 20 minutes.)