Michelle Obama campaigned in Rochester and St. Paul today. Campaign officials say she will also be holding a fundraiser tonight at the Minneapolis Club.
Mrs. Obama told an audience of about 4,500 people in St. Paul that her husband “Gets it” when it comes to the economy. You can listen to her speech here.
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Caroline Yang took the fantastic photo of Michelle Obama during Mrs. Obama’s visit to Macalaster College in St. Paul.
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Tom Scheck has covered politics and state government for more than ten years for MPR News. He’s covered several gubernatorial campaigns, two statewide recounts, the presidential bids of Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann, U.S. Senate races, close Congressional contests and the Minnesota Legislature. He lives in Falcon Heights with his wife, son and dog. He can sometimes be found chasing a white ball on a golf course. It isn’t a straight walk. Tips are welcome at firstname.lastname@example.org