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    Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s name won’t appear on the ballot in the 2020 election, but that doesn’t mean she is sitting out the campaign season. With November elections less than two months away, party leaders and political experts say Klobuchar could still play a critical role in Minnesota this year. The Senator is a popular...
    Savannah Rychcik August 30, 2020 0 Comments President Donald Trump is receiving harsh criticism from Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) for his leadership amid the coronavirus pandemic and racial unrest. ABC’s Jon Karl mentioned the encounter Trump supporters had with protesters as they left the White House after the Republican National Convention. He pivoted to Trump’s comments he...
    Democratic Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar condemned the harassment and threats faced by attendees leaving the White House grounds after Thursday night’s Republican National Convention finale, but pointed out that the ongoing lawlessness is happening on President Donald Trump’s “watch.” Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, his wife, and other attendees were accosted by demonstrators as they...
    On Monday, at the virtual Democratic National Convention, former 2020 primary contestant Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), gave a brief speech where she praised the post office, criticized President Donald Trump, and endorsed Democratic nominee Joe Biden. Hide Then she went and committed a cardinal sin. Hide In a behind-the-scenes look at how she...
    Sen. Amy Klobuchar heaped praise onto Joe Biden during the 2020 Democratic National Convention on Monday — but couldn’t help mention for the umpteenth time how she launched her own failed presidential campaign in the middle of a snowstorm. The Minnesota lawmaker said the day she ended her White House run was “filled with...
    Sen. Amy Klobuchar heaped praise onto Joe Biden during the 2020 Democratic National Convention on Monday — but couldn’t help mention for the umpteenth time how she launched her own failed presidential campaign in the middle of a snowstorm. The Minnesota lawmaker said the day she ended her White House run was “filled with joy”...
    Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., called for a united front against President Trump during her Democratic National Convention speech on Monday and claimed voters across the board are growing tired of his "divisiveness." "Democrats, Independents and yes, many Republicans, have had enough of his divisiveness," Klobuchar said. "Tonight, my friends, in contrast, we've heard a lot about how we can unite as Americans. About our shared...
    Attempting to cash in her appeal as a moderate, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar Monday night gave an appeal for “unity” in a speech during the first night of the Democratic National Convention. Standing at a podium in St. Paul, with the Capitol dome behind her, Klobuchar appeared remotely in the nation’s first virtual convention —...
    Amy Klobuchar made the case for former foe Joe Biden on the opening night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention, while criticizing President Trump over his opposition to funding the U.S. Postal Service. "Unity isn't about settling. It's about striving for something more. It isn't the end, it's the means it's how we get stuff...
    (CNN)Here's a look at the 2020 presidential debates.June 26, 2019Event Type: Democratic DebateLocation: Miami, FloridaHosts: NBC News, MSNBC and TelemundoModerators: José Diaz-Balart, Savannah Guthrie, Lester Holt, Rachel Maddow and Chuck ToddParticipants: Cory Booker, Julián Castro, Bill de Blasio, John Delaney, Tulsi Gabbard, Jay Inslee, Amy Klobuchar, Beto O'Rourke, Tim Ryan, Elizabeth WarrenTranscriptJune 27, 2019Event Type:...
    Sen. Amy Klobuchar will be on a slate of speakers who will speak at the 2020 Democratic National Convention on Monday night. Klobuchar, a former prosecutor and Minnesota native, was the first woman to be elected to represent the state in the U.S. Senate. She has held the seat since 2007. WHAT TO WATCH FOR MONDAY AT...
    One-time presidential hopeful Sen. Amy Klobuchar slammed President Trump's name-calling of Sen. Kamala Harris after it was announced she would be the running mate of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. Shortly after the Harris-Biden ticket was revealed, Trump slammed the California Democrat as "nasty" and "very disrespectful" in a slew of insults about...
    Sen. Amy Klobuchar fired off an obscenity — okay, a watered-down Midwest version of one — at President Donald Trump on Tuesday, after he insulted the newly-announced Democratic vice presidential pick, Kamala Harris. Appearing on Fox News’ Special Report with Bret Baier, Klobuchar took issue with Trump’s somewhat rambling attacks on Harris in his White...
    (WCCO/AP) — Joe Biden has chosen California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate. It’s a move that fulfills the wish of Democrats clamoring to see a woman of color on a major party’s presidential ticket for the first time in history. I have the great honor to announce that I’ve picked @KamalaHarris — a...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar says there is an urgent need for blood plasma donations. The Minnesota Democrat put a spotlight on the issue Sunday, alongside M Health Fairview doctors. The Senator’s office says plasma donations are down because of COVID-19. She is urging people who have recovered from the virus to donate...
    (CNN)Here is a look at the life of Amy Klobuchar, US senator from Minnesota and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate.PersonalBirth date: May 25, 1960 Birth place: Plymouth, MinnesotaBirth name: Amy Jean KlobucharRead MoreFather: Jim Klobuchar, Star Tribune columnistMother: Rose (Heuberger) Klobuchar, teacherMarriage: John Bessler (1993-present)Children: Abigail, 1995Education: Yale University, B.A. in political science, magna cum laude,...
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    The Hill's Steve Clemons interview Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharHillicon Valley: Apple's developer dispute draws lawmaker scrutiny of App Store | GOP senator blocks bill to expand mail-in and early voting | Twitter flags Trump tweet on protesters for including 'threat of harm' GOP senator blocks bill to boost mail-in and early voting during pandemic Biden...
    Amy Klobuchar announced Thursday that she is taking herself out of consideration to be the vice president. The Minnesota senator instead told former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, to pick a woman of color as his running mate. Biden had previously asked Klobuchar to undergo formal vetting for the role.  "After what...
    CHICAGO -- Amy Klobuchar says she is dropping out of the running to be vice president and urging Democrat Joe Biden to select a woman of color instead.The white Minnesota senator, who had seen her prospects fall as racial tensions swept the nation, said Thursday that she called the presumptive presidential nominee Wednesday night and...
    ▶ Watch Video: Joe Biden calls Amy Klobuchar “first rate,” asks her to undergo vetting for VP Amy Klobuchar announced Thursday that she is taking herself out of consideration to be the vice president. The Minnesota senator instead told former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, to pick a woman of color as...
    Madison Summers June 19, 2020 0 Comments Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) is bowing out as a potential running mate pick for 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. “After what I’ve seen in my state and what I’ve seen across the country, this is a historic moment and America must seize on this moment,” Klobuchar...
    By Paul LeBlanc and Jasmine Wright | CNN Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Thursday night removed herself from consideration to be Joe Biden’s running mate, citing the ongoing national discussion about racial injustice and police brutality to suggest the former vice president should choose a woman of color. “This is a historic moment, and America must...
    “This is a historic moment, and The usa have to seize on this moment. And I really believe as, I actually told the vice president very last evening when I termed him, that I feel this is a minute to set a girl of shade on that ticket,” Klobuchar, a Minnesota Democrat, informed MSNBC’s...
    Vice President Amy Klobuchar is not in the cards. The Minnesota senator withdrew her name from the list of possible running mates Thursday night, reasoning Democratic nominee Joe Biden should use the “moment to put a woman of color” on his ticket. “America must seize on the moment and I truly believe — as...
    Sen. Amy Klobuchar announced Thursday she was removing herself as a candidate to be former Vice President Joe Biden’s vice presidential pick. Klobuchar told MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell she called Biden Wednesday evening with her decision, saying she believes “this is a moment to put a woman of color on that ticket." Biden pledged earlier this year...
    Vice President Amy Klobuchar is not in the cards. The Minnesota senator withdrew her name from the list of possible running mates Thursday night, reasoning Democratic nominee Joe Biden should use the “moment to put a woman of color” on his ticket. “America must seize on the moment and I truly believe — as I...
    Democratic Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar announced Thursday that she was withdrawing from consideration to be the party’s 2020 vice presidential nominee. Klobuchar has long been considered a contender for the number-two spot in former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign, but she told MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell that she believed it was the perfect time to put...
    Washington (CNN)Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Thursday night removed herself from consideration to be Joe Biden's running mate, citing the recent national unrest surrounding racial injustice and police brutality to suggest the former vice president should choose a woman of color."This is a historic moment, and America must seize on this moment. And I truly believe...
    Democratic Minnesota senator Amy Klobuchar’s presence at George Floyd‘s memorial service was not welcomed by those on social media. Klobuchar has widely been seen as one of the women on the shortlist for presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s VP. It’s expected that he will choose a woman and several names have been speculated upon including...
    (CNN)On Wednesday afternoon, the news broke that all four police officers involved in the killing of George Floyd would be charged, with the man who knelt on Floyd's neck, Derek Chauvin, having his count upgraded to second-degree murder.Who broke that news to the country and the world? Amy Klobuchar, weirdly. THE POINT --...
    By ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar seems a less likely choice to become Joe Biden’s running mate on his presidential ticket following this week’s death of a black man in police custody in Minneapolis, a key ally of the former vice president said. Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., told reporters on Friday...
    Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar was among the signees of a Friday letter calling for U.S. Attorney General William Barr to investigate the Minneapolis Police Department after Minneapolis resident George Floyd died while being detained by police. Klobuchar, as well as Minnesota Democratic Senator Tina Smith and 26 other Democratic lawmakers, asked the Civil Rights Division...
    Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Friday denied reports that she failed to get charges brought against the police officer involved in George Floyd’s death for a fatal shooting while serving as a county attorney in 2006, calling it a flat-out “lie.” “This idea that I somehow declined a case…against this officer is absolutely false. It...
    WASHINGTON — Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Friday refused to withdraw her bid to become Joe Biden’s vice president after it emerged that she once failed to prosecute the cop involved in George Floyd’s death while serving as a prosecutor in 2006. Klobuchar is facing mounting scrutiny of her criminal justice record after she declined...
    Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar has called for systemic police reform in the wake of George Floyd's death. On Thursday, President Donald Trump threatened on Twitter that "when the looting starts, the shooting starts" after Minneapolis saw a fourth day of violent protests and riots. Klobuchar replied on Friday, writing on Twitter, "Our community is hurting....
    Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) speaks during a campaign rally at the Altria Theatre on February 29, 2020 in Richmond, Virginia. Klobuchar on May 20 introduced legislation to the Senate that would provide Americans who are unemployed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic with a $4,000 tax credit. Zach Gibson/Getty Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar...
    Former Democratic presidential candidate and potential vice presidential pick Amy Klobuchar failed to prosecute the police officer involved in George Floyd’s death while serving as a county attorney in 2006, prompting criticism of her law enforcement background. Derek Chauvin, the officer seen on video with a knee in Floyd’s neck Monday as he begged for...
    (CNN)Joe Biden praises Amy Klobuchar when given the chance, calling her "first rate." But the presumptive nominee has declined to offer many clues on her standing as a potential running mate. Klobuchar has followed in stride, often answering that she won't "engage in hypotheticals," when asked.But out of the spotlight of national interviews, the Minnesota...