May 31st, 2008
03:33 PM ET
13 years ago

Obama finale at GOP convention site

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(CNN) - Barack Obama will close out the primary season on Tuesday with a campaign event at the site of the Republican convention.

His campaign announced on Saturday that the Illinois senator will team up with his wife Michelle at a rally at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, the same arena which will house the 2008 Republican National Convention in September.

Obama's rally will take place as Montana and South Dakota close out the Democratic primary season on Tuesday. Thirty-one delegates are at stake in those two states.

Minnesota is considered a battleground - or swing - state that both parties will fight for in the general election.

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soundoff (105 Responses)
  1. suz

    It certainly takes a long time to get a comment moderated when it's not pro Obama...4+ hours???

    May 31, 2008 07:12 pm at 7:12 pm |
  2. Debra4Obama


    May 31, 2008 07:19 pm at 7:19 pm |
  3. Is that a salute?

    Is that a picture of Obama saluting...?

    May 31, 2008 07:37 pm at 7:37 pm |
  4. Holden Litgo

    He's running an inspired campaign – has surrounded himself with exceptionally creative and talented generals – and will clearly run things the same way as Commander in Chief.

    May 31, 2008 07:52 pm at 7:52 pm |
  5. Peg Pierce

    Regarding "Puerto Rico"– It's great to hear at least one candidate pronouncing it correctly. Barack Obama gets it right. Not H.Clinton or any of the "Talking Heads" or so called expert analysts have done their homework. It's Not "Porto Rico folks".

    May 31, 2008 07:57 pm at 7:57 pm |
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