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President Obama plans June 26 fundraising trip to Minnesota

The President’s appearance to raise money for congressional candidates will be held at the home of Democratic donors Sam and Sylvia Kaplan.

President Obama will take a June 26 fundraising trip to Minnesota to support congressional candidates in this year’s mid-term elections.

The 5 p.m. gathering will be at the Minneapolis home of Sam and Sylvia Kaplan, long-time supporters of Democratic candidates and liberal causes.

Obama appointed Sam Kaplan as U.S. Ambassador to Morocco in 2009. He served there until last year.

Suggested donations for the fundraiser range from $32,400 per couple, to $20,000 for dinner and photo opportunities. The funds will go to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.