Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is coming to Minneapolis for a fundraiser for his Republican presidential campaign.
Rubio will be at the Minneapolis Club on Thursday, Sept. 10 for a lunchtime fundraiser. A VIP reception will cost attendees $1,000 a person, followed by lunch at $500 a head. No public appearances are planned as part of the visit.
The event is co-hosted by Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson, who is the state chairman for the Rubio campaign; Andy Brehm, a Minneapolis attorney and former Republican operative; and Nicholas Conant, a Wells Fargo financial advisor.
Among the field of 17 Republican presidential candidates, Rubio has signaled he intends to compete in Minnesota's March 1 presidential caucus.
Rubio is a favorite of many Republican insiders thanks to his youth, communication skills and compelling life story, but so far has not managed to break out in polls that of late have been dominated by celebrity businessman Donald Trump.