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Bill Clinton to campaign in Minneapolis, Duluth on Tuesday

The former president has been scheduled to appear Tuesday at campaign rallies for President Barack Obama, Sen. Amy Klobuchar and other DFL candidates, MPR reports. But no other details of the visit were immediately released. A recent poll suggests Mitt Romney is closing the gap in Minnesota.
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The former president is scheduled to appear at campaign rallies for President Barack Obama, Sen. Amy Klobuchar and other DFL candidates, MPR reports. No other details of the visit were immediately released. The Obama campaign says anyone interested in attending can sign up here for info on Minneapolis; and sign up here for info on the Duluth event.

Clinton was in Fargo on Monday rallying support for U.S. Senate candidate Heidi Heitkamp, the Forum reports.

Both Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney have bought TV ads to run in the state in the final week before the election.

A new Star Tribune poll says Obama has just a 3-point lead in Minnesota. MinnPost's David Brauer examines whether such a steep gain for Romney is really plausible.

The New York Times' FiveThirtyEight blog says Gopher land is not really a swing state, although it is moonlighting as one.

The candidates themselves, are headed to Wisconsin this week.

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