Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick will rub elbows tonight with Democratic donors tonight here in Tucson, part of a $25-a-plate fundraiser held at The Shanty.

The event - which is not open to the public - lists 20 Democrats attending the event including local state legislators Reps. Rosanna Gabaldon and Victoria Steele.

The fundraiser for the CD1 Democrat starts tonight at 5:30 p.m.

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