MINNEAPOLIS -- When President Barack Obama visits Minnesota next week he will attend three big-ticket fundraisers at a Minneapolis restaurant.
Two smaller events at $40,000 and $50,000 a head are planned for Friday, June 1 at The Bachelor Farmer, a Minneapolis restaurant owned by the two sons of Gov. Mark Dayton.
A campaign officialtold MPR Newsthe president also will deliver remarks to approximately 100 people who have each paid $5,000 to attend a luncheon atThe Bachelor Farmer.The governor says he will attend the luncheon.
During his visit to Minnesota visit last month, campaign advisor David Axelrod said he doesn't expect Minnesota to be a battleground state, but that the campaign isn't taking the state for granted, either.