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Obama hauls in $1.8 million in Minnesota

According to a pool report, President Barack Obama raised as much as $1.8 million at three fundraisers during a Friday visit to the Twin Cities area. Obama held the events at the Bachelor Farmer restaurant in downtown Minneapolis, which is owned by Gov. Mark Dayton's two sons.
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According to a pool report, President Barack Obama raised as much as $1.8 million at three fundraisers during a Friday visit to the Twin Cities area. Obama held the events at the Bachelor Farmer restaurant in downtown Minneapolis, which is owned by Gov. Mark Dayton's two sons.

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