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CD8 Candidate Michelle Lee Responds to Vice President Pence's Duluth Visit

Michelle Lee responded to Vice President Mike Pence's Duluth visit on Wednesday saying it wasn't appropriate the fundraiser for Pete Stauber wasn't open to the public. Michelle Lee responded to Vice President Mike Pence's Duluth visit on Wednesday saying it wasn't appropriate the fundraiser for Pete Stauber wasn't open to the public. |  Photo: WDIO-TV/File

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Updated: August 08, 2018 10:35 PM

DULUTH - One of the five DFL contenders for the 8th district reacted to Vice President Mike Pence's Duluth visit.

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Michelle Lee referenced the fundraiser Pence held for Pete Stauber on Wednesday. Lee says it wasn't appropriate that the event was closed to the news media and that it was held at a secret location. 

She says she sees this as a problem with the Stauber campaign.

"I think that we need to be transparent in where we're raising our money, and what I have seen in this primary is there's a lot of outside money coming in to convince the voters of the eighth district who to vote for," said Lee.

Lee encourages everyone to vote in next Tuesday's primary election whether you are Republican or Democrat. She says it is important so that democracy remains successful.

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