First Lady bringing Obama re-election campaign to Minneapolis

Michelle Obama will hold a fundraiser at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis on March 16th. Donors are being asked to contribute amounts ranging from $250 to $10,000.
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Michelle Obama will hold a fundraiser at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis on March 16th. Donors are being asked to contribute amounts ranging from $250 to $10,000.

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