WASHINGTON – Hockey is Minnesota’s official state sport, so it’s only appropriate that DFL Sen. Amy Klobuchar use an NHL hockey game to add to her campaign coffers.
According to an invitation first reported by Politico, Klobuchar is attending a fundraiser in her honor at this Sunday’s match between the Minnesota Wild and the Washington Capitals at Washington’s Verizon Center. The event is hosted by the political action committee of the National Association of Broadcasters.
Tickets start at $500 a person. For those uninterested in politics or broadcasting policy, seats start at $55 a head.
Klobuchar apparently enjoys unconventional fundraisers. Last year, she held another event at the Verizon Center to see a production of “Glee!”.