VP Joe Biden visiting Minneapolis Wednesday for fundraiser

The Vice President will be in Minnesota to help Sen. Amy Klobuchar raise money for her re-election campaign. Guests invited to the private fundraiser at the Hilton Hotel are being asked to donate up to $25,000 each.
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The Vice President will be in Minnesota to help Sen. Amy Klobuchar raise money for her re-election campaign. Guests invited to the private fundraiser at the Hilton Hotel are being asked to donate up to $25,000 each.

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