Palin, Romney making separate stops in Minn. this week

Several nationally-known Republicans are scheduled to visit Minnesota this week.

On Wednesday, Sarah Palin will appear at a campaign rally in Minneapolis with Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and Gov. Tim Pawlenty. She will also hold a private fundraiser for Bachmann's re-election campaign.

Palin was the Republican nominee for vice-president in 2008. She resigned as governor of Alaska last summer.

On Friday, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will sign his autobiography in Bloomington. Romney and Pawlenty will also give speeches to the conservative Freedom Foundation of Minnesota.

Palin, Romney and Pawlenty are all widely considered to be potential Republican candidates for president in 2012. None of them has said if they're running

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