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Amy Klobuchar

United States Senator from Minnesota

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Amy Klobuchar: United States Senator from Minnesota
Amy Jean Klobuchar is an American lawyer and politician serving as the senior United States senator from Minnesota since 2007. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), Minnesota's affiliate of the Democratic Party, she previously served as the Hennepin County attorney. She announced her candidacy for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in the 2020 election on February 10, 2019; on March 2, 2020, she suspended her campaign and endorsed Joe Biden.

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Klobuchar Drops Out of VP Race to Make Room for a Woman of Colour [Video]

Klobuchar Drops Out of VP Race to Make Room for a Woman of Colour

On Thursday, Senator Amy Klobuchar removed herself as a contender to be Joe Biden’s running mate.

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Klobuchar Withdraws From Veep Contest [Video]

Klobuchar Withdraws From Veep Contest

Business Insider reports that Sen. Amy Klobuchar has withdrawn from the running to be former Vice President Joe Biden's vice president. On Thursday, she spoke to MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell. She said..

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Klobuchar pulls back from Biden's VP search [Video]

Klobuchar pulls back from Biden's VP search

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar effectively pulled herself from Joe Biden's search for a running mate on Thursday, saying the position should go to a woman of color instead. Gloria Tso reports.

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Who will Joe Biden pick as running mate? [Video]

Who will Joe Biden pick as running mate?

Here are some of the nearly dozen candidates who are likely under consideration, as former Vice President Joe Biden faces fresh calls to choose a black woman as his running mate. Lisa Bernhard reports.

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Klobuchar's Ties To Cop Cash [Video]

Klobuchar's Ties To Cop Cash

Amy Klobuchar wants to be Joe Biden's VP. But, according to Business Insider, her ties to law enforcement may hamper her chances to get the job. Police union and law enforcement PACs have given $15,000..

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Klobuchar Still In Running For VP [Video]

Klobuchar Still In Running For VP

Joe Biden has not named a running mate as yet. Senator Amy Klobuchar is still in the running for the job. The NY Post Klobuchar ranks her 6th on the list to become Biden's running mate. Klobuchar and..

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Klobuchar's VP Chances Plummet [Video]

Klobuchar's VP Chances Plummet

Amy Klobuchar's chances of becoming Joe Biden's running mate have taken a significant hit as widespread racial unrest roils her home state. That's according to Democrats who spoke to CNN. Klobuchar was..

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Who Are Biden's Top VP Prospects? [Video]

Who Are Biden's Top VP Prospects?

Joe Biden has started the vetting process to choose a running mate for the Democratic ticket. Reuters reports the process expected to wrap up by July. Who are some of the names on the list? Senator..

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Former rivals Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar endorsed Joe Biden's presidential candidacy on Monday on the eve of Super Tuesday voting, as moderate Democrats rallied around the former vice president..
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Moderate Klobuchar's 'stealth campaign' for U.S. presidency comes to an end

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Biden lands backing of former rivals Klobuchar, Buttigieg ahead of Super Tuesday

Former Vice President Joe Biden's quest for the Democratic presidential nomination was set to pick up the endorsements of two former rivals on Monday, as Amy Klobuchar became the third candidate to end..
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Factbox: Five Democrats remain in fight for U.S. presidential nomination

The field of candidates seeking the U.S. Democratic presidential nomination dropped to five with Monday's departure of U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota as the race now heads to voters in 14..
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Amy Klobuchar ends bid for U.S. 2020 Democratic presidential nomination

Democrat Amy Klobuchar, a U.S. senator from Minnesota, is ending her bid for the Democratic presidential nomination and endorsing rival Joe Biden, her campaign confirmed on Monday.
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Amy Klobuchar ends bid to challenge Trump

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U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar's presidential campaign raised $5.5 million in January, leaving her with $2.9 million at the end of the month, according to disclosures her campaign filed on Thursday.
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U.S. election: Klobuchar up, three men out

Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar raised $2.5 million in the hours after her third-place finish in the New Hampshire primary, her campaign said on Wednesday, a boost as she tries to beef up..
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Sanders, Buttigieg, Klobuchar locked in close race in New Hampshire: Edison Research

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On eve of New Hampshire Democratic vote, Klobuchar gains ground on Sanders and Buttigieg

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Klobuchar gains ground in New Hampshire; Sanders holds lead in polls

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'We feel the surge' Klobuchar says in New Hampshire; Sanders remains favorite

U.S. Democratic presidential contenders Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg made their closing pitches to voters as the front-runners in New Hampshire on Monday, with an energized Senator Amy Klobuchar..
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Sanders, Buttigieg lead in New Hampshire; Klobuchar gains ground

Democratic presidential contenders Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders began the last full day of campaigning in New Hampshire on Monday hoping to build on their momentum after topping the field in the..
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Stuck in Washington, 2020 Democratic senators send family, Ocasio-Cortez to barnstorm Iowa

Bernie Sanders scrapped Iowa campaign appearances, Amy Klobuchar sent campaign representatives to "hot dish" dinners and Elizabeth Warren planned a remote video speech as the Democratic U.S. senators..
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Democrat Klobuchar on diversity and taking on Trump in the 2020 presidential race

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Blitzing Buttigieg: Democratic U.S. presidential rivals train debate attacks on young mayor

If either Elizabeth Warren or Amy Klobuchar is going to win the 2020 Democratic U.S. presidential nomination, they will have to take down Pete Buttigieg to do it.
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Democratic presidential hopeful Klobuchar sets out tough stance on China, Russia

Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar on Wednesday said she would rebuild U.S. foreign alliances and take tougher stances on U.S. relations with China and Russia than President Donald Trump..
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Presidential hopeful Klobuchar wants community college to be free but not four-year college

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U.S. Democratic hopeful Amy Klobuchar proposes drug cost plan aimed at seniors

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Democrat Klobuchar announces plan to help U.S. teachers and students

Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar rolled out a plan on Friday to provide additional resources for America's public school teachers and students as she and her rivals seek the support of..
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Democratic presidential hopeful Klobuchar details top policy goals

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar unveiled on Tuesday a 137-point list of priorities she would address in her first 100 days in office if elected president, a sweeping set of policies she is highlighting as..
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