Obama event in Minneapolis sold out

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama during a January rally in Charleston, South Carolina.
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The Barack Obama campaign in Minnesota says the Democratic presidential candidate's appearance at the Target Center on Saturday is sold out.

Officials say both paper and online tickets are no longer available. The event is free, and all the tickets were reserved within 24 hours after they became available.

Obama's campaign rally is scheduled just a few days before Minnesota's party caucuses, which will help choose the determine the parties' nominees for president.

There is no word yet whether Obama's main Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, or any of the Republican candidates, will campaign in Minnesota before the Feb. 5 caucuses.

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