Obama to hold public event in Twin Cities on Saturday
St. Paul, Minn. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama will rally his supporters in the Twin Cities on Saturday, three days before Minnesota's precinct caucuses.
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak announced the visit at a Capitol news conference Monday morning. Rybak - who heads Obama's Minnesota campaign - said he expects the event to draw thousands.
The location has yet to be announced.
Minnesota is getting more attention from presidential candidates as the Feb. 5 Super Tuesday caucuses approach. The state is among two dozen that will hold presidential primaries or caucuses that day.
Democrat John Edwards will visit a St. Paul union hall on Tuesday.
Republican Mike Huckabee's wife, Janet Huckabee, made stops in Roseville and St. Louis Park on Monday.