DETROIT (WWJ) – Former President Bill Clinton is slated to speak Saturday night during a fundraising event for the Michigan Democratic Party.

About 2,000 people are expected to attend the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner at Cobo Center.

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“It’s been a really exciting week,” said Michigan Democratic Spokesman Josh Pugh, “it’s not everyday that a former President comes to Michigan and we’re just really flattered that the President is coming to town.”

It shows that he cares a lot of this fall, said Pugh, referring to November elections.

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Clinton took time to tour the made in Detroit watch factory Shinola before his appearance at Cobo Center.

Last year, Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the annual dinner.


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