Source: President Obama returning to Minnesota

The details of Obama's trip are still being worked out, but he's expected to visit the battleground state on June 1. Obama was in Minnesota last summer when his Midwest bus tour made a stop in Cannon Falls.
Author:
Updated:
Original:

The details of Obama's trip are still being worked out, but he's expected to visit the battleground state on June 1. Obama was in Minnesota last summer when his Midwest bus tour made a stop in Cannon Falls.

Next Up

Related

Chair in noose display aimed at Obama

A homeowner outside Rochester readily admits to KAAL that her display of a chair hung by a noose is a direct reference to President Barack Obama – and his race. As a finishing touch, Laura Mulholland put a bayonet through the chair's seat. "President Obama needs to go, by the ballot box," she says. A number of locals, weighing in on Facebook, think the display is offensive.

Latest poll shows Obama maintaining a 7 percent lead in Minnesota

Republicans were encouraged by a weekend poll that showed challenger Mitt Romney had nearly pulled even with President Obama in Minnesota. But a KSTP Survey USA poll now shows the president with a 7 percent lead among likely voters surveyed. One analyst says Romney's made gains but they may have come too late.

President Obama signs Rep. Tim Walz's STOCK Act

The Minnesota Democratic congressman was the lead author of the bill to ban insider trading on Capitol Hill. "This law will work to hold Washington accountable and restore the American people’s faith in democracy," Walz said in a statement.

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.