Vice President Joe Biden will make campaign stops this week in Minnesota, where he'll focus on the economy, jobs and ways to reduce the debt, according to a release from the Obama campaign Saturday.
The public can attend Tuesday's events, one in Minneapolis at the Depot on Washington Avenue at 12:30 p.m. and the other in Rochester at the Olmsted County Fairgrounds at 4:30 p.m. Tickets are free. Call 612-244-7872 (Minneapolis) or 507-848-3221 (Rochester).
Mitt Romney will be in Minnesota on Thursday for fundraisers hosted by a group of Republican supporters, including former Gov. Tim Pawlenty. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee will attend a reception Thursday evening in Minnetonka Beach and then a private dinner in Shorewood. Entrance tickets to the reception start at $2,500 and go up to $10,000 per couple. The private dinner costs $50,000 per couple.