Minn. comes into focus in final days to election - Article Photos 1/2

In this Nov. 1, 2012 photo, volunteers in Minneapolis prepare Democratic campaign flyers for the Obama-Biden ticket in a ground game blitz to get out the vote with "VOTE NO" to both constitutional amendments stickers attached as election day approaches next week. After months of being taken for granted as a Democratic lock, Minnesota is getting a fresh burst of attention in the presidential race. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)