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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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Senate panel approves Trump court pick over Dem boycott [Video]

Senate panel approves Trump court pick over Dem boycott

The Republican-led U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved President Donald Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to a lifetime Supreme Court seat despite a Democratic boycott, clearing..

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Klobuchar: GOP need not "go lockstep" with Trump on SCOTUS pick

Senator Klobuchar urged her Republican colleagues to "look in their own souls" and make their own decision.
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Senator Klobuchar on Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and upcoming Supreme Court confirmation battle

Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's legacy and the upcoming battle to replace the late..
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'We are not safe in Donald Trump's America': Biden, Trump campaigns spar over blame for violent protests

"It is happening under Donald Trump's watch," Sen. Klobuchar said, echoing Biden's response to the claim that Democrats are to blame for the unrest.
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Senator Amy Klobuchar trying to fight her way into the Democrats' top tier

As Democratic candidates prepare to take the debate stage in Iowa, there is a great deal at stake for Senator Amy Klobuchar. CBS News campaign 2020 reporter Bo Erickson has been following Klobuchar on..
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Who’s the Best Pick for Biden’s Running Mate? Democrats Weigh In

A study suggests many Democrats agree with Amy Klobuchar: Joe Biden should choose a woman of color.
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Klobuchar Withdraws as Candidate to Be Biden’s Running Mate

Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, who fell short in her own presidential bid, was considered a strong contender until protests over racial justice prompted renewed scrutiny of her role as a..
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Due To COVID-19 And George Floyd, Sen. Warren Would Be A Better VP Than Klobuchar

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Minnesota to toughen murder charge in George Floyd case, charge three other officers, Klobuchar says

Minnesota's attorney general will increase the murder charge against a fired Minneapolis police officer in the death of an unarmed black man that has triggered nationwide protests and will level..
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Biden urged to pick black VP, not Klobuchar as Minneapolis killing stokes racial tensions

Joe Biden is facing fresh calls to choose a black woman for his running mate amid rising racial tensions after this week's videotaped killing of an unarmed black man by a white Minneapolis police..
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Amy Klobuchar under scrutiny for 2006 case involving officer charged in George Floyd death

Klobuchar was elected to the Senate in 2006 around the time that Derrick Chauvin was involved in the shooting that killed Wayne Reyes.
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Protests in Minnesota Renew Scrutiny of Klobuchar’s Record as Prosecutor

Amy Klobuchar, now being considered as a potential vice-presidential candidate, oversaw several cases involving police shootings in Minneapolis during her years as a prosecutor.
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Joe Biden: I 'honest to God don't know who' VP pick will be

Asked whether Sen. Amy Klobuchar had been vetted by his team, Joe Biden said "no one has been vetted yet" for the vice-presidential slot.
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Sen. Klobuchar describes husband's COVID-19 bout

Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar and husband John Bessler told KSTP-TV about his bout with the coronavirus. He says he's recovered and gave plasma to researchers. (April 27)  
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America has been spared from Bernie Sanders’ terrible ideas

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The Democratic Party’s brief flirtations with a far-left presidential candidate finally came to an end this past week. On Wednesday, self-described democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont..
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Biden Running Mate? Party Leaders Favor Former Female Rivals

Discussions with 60 Democratic officials found that three former candidates — Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar — were their leading choices, followed by Stacey Abrams.
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Cory Booker endorses Joe Biden as Democratic candidate for president

Booker follows in the footsteps of other former Democratic candidates in endorsing Biden such as Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg and Kamala Harris.
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Warren, Klobuchar, Harris, Gillibrand: Did gender sink Democratic women in 2020? Nope.

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Beto O'Rourke, joining Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar, endorses Joe Biden on eve of Super Tuesday

The day before Super Tuesday, Beto O'Rourke threw his support behind former Vice President Joe Biden as the 'clear contrast to Donald Trump.'
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Bernie Sanders won Minnesota's 2016 Democratic primary. He might win again with Amy Klobuchar's exit from the race

With Amy Klobuchar out of the Democratic primary field, Bernie Sanders emerges as frontrunner to win Minnesota on Super Tuesday.
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US election 2020: Joe Biden boosted on Super Tuesday

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Moderate Democrats close ranks as Buttigieg, Klobuchar endorse Biden

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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Klobuchar, Buttigieg to join Biden on stage on Super Tuesday eve

Former Vice President Joe Biden's Democratic presidential bid picked up steam on Monday with the endorsements of two former 2020 rivals - Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar - who planned to join him on..
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Pete Buttigieg Will Endorse Joe Biden for Democratic Nomination

The news comes one day after Mr. Buttigieg dropped out of the race, and as Senator Amy Klobuchar planned to leave the race and endorse Mr. Biden.
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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 Drops Out of Presidential Race and Plans to Endorse Biden

Ms. Klobuchar made her decision hours before Super Tuesday. She shocked the primary field with a third-place finish in New Hampshire, but ultimately could not compete with better-funded rivals.
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With her 'Klomentum' gone, Amy Klobuchar ends her bid for the Democratic presidential nomination

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Amy Klobuchar ends bid to challenge Trump

The moderate Minnesota senator is expected to endorse Joe Biden.
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Klobuchar’s Challenge: Recreating a New Hampshire Surge in 14 States

Amy Klobuchar is blitzing Super Tuesday contests across the country, targeting moderates, independents and Republicans in a bid to stay alive in the 2020 race.
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Myon Burrell supporters shut down Klobuchar event as she returns to Minnesota for Super Tuesday

The protesters were critical of Klobuchar's role in prosecuting Myon Burrell, who they say was wrongfully sentenced to life in prison for the fatal shooting of an 11-year-old girl.
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Minnesota tough with real world skills: Why Amy Klobuchar has my vote and should get yours

Lunch with Klobuchar at the Capitol was a master class. She didn't confront passing senators, she courted them by listening and talking principles.
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6 Takeaways From the Democratic Debate in South Carolina

With 17 contests at stake over the next week, the night took on a frenetic pace. Sanders faced the most scrutiny yet, Warren continued to bite into her rivals and Buttigieg and Klobuchar faded.
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Why Amy Klobuchar Voted for Many of Trump’s Judicial Nominees

The Minnesota senator is running for president on her bipartisan record. But some Democrats and civil rights groups say she went too far in supporting judges chosen by the current administration.
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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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