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Photos: Obama in Minneapolis

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1 President Barack Obama waves as he boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, prior to traveling to Minnesota to talk about gun control. 
2 The Marine One helicopter, with President Barack Obama aboard, top, prepares to land at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. The bottom helicopter is carrying the President's Secret Service protection detail. Afterward, the president boarded Air Force One for a trip to Minnesota to talk about gun control. 
3 President Barack Obama boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base Feb. 4, 2013 in Maryland, on his way to Minneapolis to speak about gun violence. 
4 President Barack Obama walks off Air Force One with Democratc members of Minnesota's congressional delegation including Sen. Amy Klobuchar, left, Sen. Al Franken and and Rep. Betty McCollum, right, at Minneapolis St.Paul International Airport on Feb. 4, 2013 before traveling to Minneapolis to speak about gun violence. 
5 President Barack Obama poses for photographs upon his arrival at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013 in Bloomington, Minn. 
6 From a different angle, President Barack Obama listens with local leaders and law enforcement officials while participating in a roundtable discussion at the Minneapolis Police Department Special Operations, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, in Minneapolis, Minn. From left are, Samuel Rahamin, Minneapolis Police Officer Mike Kirchen, the president, Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau. 
7 A man holds up a gun control sign while President Barack Obama's motorcade passes on the way to the Minneapolis Police Department's Special Operations Center Feb. 4, 2013 in Minneapolis. 
8 Sami Rahamim, the son of slain Accent Signage owner Reuven Rahamim, receives a hug before President Barack Obama remarks on gun control at the Minneapolis Police Department Special Operations Center in Minneapolis, Minn. Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. 
9 President Barack Obama enters the Minneapolis Police Department Special Operations Center in Minneapolis, Minn. to discuss gun control Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. 
10 Local law enforcement officials salute during the National Anthem before President Barack Obama's remarks on gun control at the Minneapolis Police Department Special Operations Center in Minneapolis, Minn. Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. 
11 Don Samuels photographs the crowd before President Barack Obama's remarks on gun control at the Minneapolis Police Department Special Operations Center in Minneapolis, Minn. Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. 
12 President Barack Obama is introduced by Minneapolis Police Chief, Janee Harteau before speaking on ideas to reduce gun violence, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at the Minneapolis Police Department Special Operations in Minneapolis, Minn. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) 
13 President Barack Obama discusses gun control following a visit with local leaders and law enforcement officials at the Minneapolis Police Department Special Operations Center in Minneapolis, Minn. Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. 
14 President Barack Obama discusses gun control at the Minneapolis Police Department Special Operations Center in Minneapolis, Minn. Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. 
15 President Barack Obama is seen on a camera video monitor as he outlined his plan on gun violence, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at the Minneapolis Police Department's Special Operations Center in Minneapolis. 
16 President Barack Obama discusses gun control and reducing gun violence following a visit with local leaders and law enforcement officials at the Minneapolis Police Department Special Operations Center in Minneapolis, Minn. Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. 
17 A law enforcement officer watches as President Barack Obama speaks on ideas to reduce gun violence, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at the Minneapolis Police Department Special Operations in Minneapolis, Minn. 
18 President Barack Obama greets local law enforcement officials follow remarks about gun control at the Minneapolis Police Department Special Operations Center in Minneapolis, Minn. Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. 
19 President Barack Obama waves at a supporter after discussing gun control at the Minneapolis Police Department Special Operations Center in Minneapolis, Minn. Monday, Feb. 4, 2013.