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Iowa’s Likely Outcome for 2020 Contenders: A Field of Broken Dreams

The nation’s first presidential caucus is always important, but with more than 20 Democrats running this time, the need for a strong showing is far more urgent.
Tags: News, Iowa, Warren, Biden, Castro, Booker, Steve, BETO, Sanders, Amy, Elizabeth, Democratic Party, HARRIS, Bernard, Delaney, Klobuchar






Tapper challenges Klobuchar: Not going to give Trump credit?

CNN's Jake Tapper asks Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) if she would give any credit to President Donald Trump for the economy.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, Jake Tapper, Klobuchar, Tapper, Sen Amy Klobuchar D MN


Klobuchar Slams Trump For Friendly Putin Call: POTUS ‘Coddles Up’ To Putin

2020 Democratic candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) criticized President Donald Trump on Sunday morning for his friendly phone call with Russian president Vladimir Putin, during which Trump declined to discuss Russia’s election meddling. During an interview with Jake Tapper on “State of the Union,” Klobuchar addressed her previous comment that Trump “has every reason not to protect” the upcoming 2020 elections. “All I know is he’s not acting like the leader to protect our national security,” sai...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Amy Klobuchar, Donald Trump, Trump, Jake Tapper, Klobuchar, 2020 Elections, Cristina Cabrera, Sen Amy Klobuchar D MN, Russia Election Interference


The satellite images show how the rocket launch was likely a short-range missile, the country's first ballistic test since 2017

• New model of weapon identified in latest North Korean tests, South Korean officials say • Klobuchar criticizes Trump's efforts to negotiate with North Korea
Tags: News, Stories, Trump, Klobuchar


Images show North Korea missile launch as Pyongyang tests Trump

• New model of weapon identified in latest North Korean tests, South Korean officials say • Klobuchar criticizes Trump's efforts to negotiate with North Korea
Tags: News, North Korea, Stories, Pyongyang, Trump, Klobuchar


Klobuchar criticizes Trump's efforts to negotiate with North Korea

Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's efforts to negotiate a nuclear testing deal with North Korea one day after the country test fired several short-range projectiles from its eastern coast.
Tags: News, North Korea, Stories, Amy Klobuchar, Donald Trump, Trump, Klobuchar


Klobuchar criticizes Trump's efforts to negotiate with North Korea amid news of more projectile tests

Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's efforts to negotiate a nuclear testing deal with North Korea one day after the country test fired several short-range projectiles from its eastern coast.
Tags: North Korea, Cnn, Amy Klobuchar, Donald Trump, Trump, Klobuchar


Asked if a Woman Can Win, 2020 Candidates Offer an Easy Answer: ‘I Have’

While the “must defeat Trump” calculus has largely buoyed male presidential candidates, several women in the Democratic field have a track record of winning over skeptical voters.
Tags: News, Warren, Biden, Amy, Elizabeth, HARRIS, Klobuchar, Gillibrand, Kirsten E, Presidential Election of 2020, Kamala D, Joseph R III


Can a Woman Win? 2020 Candidates Offer an Easy Answer: ‘I Have’

While the “must defeat Trump” calculus has largely buoyed male presidential candidates, several women in the Democratic field have a track record of winning over skeptical voters.
Tags: News, Warren, Biden, Amy, Elizabeth, HARRIS, Klobuchar, Gillibrand, Kirsten E, Presidential Election of 2020, Kamala D, Joseph R III


Amy Klobuchar On Father’s Addiction: He ‘Sunk To The Lowest Valleys’

Klobuchar revealed that her father's battle against alcohol addiction influenced her new plan to combat substance abuse.
Tags: News, Amy Klobuchar, Klobuchar


Amy Klobuchar Proposes $100 Billion for Addiction and Mental Health

Ms. Klobuchar said she was making addiction, including alcoholism and the opioid crisis, an early focus of her campaign in part because of her experience with her father’s alcoholism.
Tags: News, Amy Klobuchar, Alcohol Abuse, Amy, Klobuchar, Addiction (Psychology, Drug Abuse and Traffic, Mental Health and Disorders, Presidential Election of 2020, Opioids and Opiates, Billion for Addiction and Mental Health


Klobuchar releases $100B substance abuse, mental health plan

CHICAGO (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has released a plan to spend $100 billion over a decade to improve mental health care and fight substance abuse, an issue the Minnesota senator has faced firsthand as the daughter of an alcoholic who struggled with addiction for years before getting sober. The wide-ranging plan, released […]
Tags: Health, News, Minnesota, Ap, Chicago, Nation, Amy Klobuchar, Klobuchar


Questioning Barr, 2020 Presidential Hopefuls Try to Hone Their Brands

The three Democratic presidential candidates who got to question Attorney General William P. Barr at a Senate Judiciary Committee came away with varying levels of success.
Tags: News, Booker, Amy, Democratic Party, Senate Judiciary Committee, HARRIS, Klobuchar, Barr, United States Politics and Government, Presidential Election of 2020, Senate Committee on the Judiciary, William P Barr, Cory A, Kamala D, William P


Harris, Booker and Klobuchar Try to Hone Their Brands in Barr Hearing

The three Democratic presidential candidates who got to question Attorney General William P. Barr at a Senate Judiciary Committee came away with varying levels of success.
Tags: News, Booker, Amy, Democratic Party, Senate Judiciary Committee, HARRIS, Klobuchar, Barr, United States Politics and Government, Presidential Election of 2020, Senate Committee on the Judiciary, William P Barr, Cory A, Kamala D, Harris Booker, William P


Barr Slams Mueller Over And Over During Senate Testimony

Over and over in his testimony on Wednesday, Attorney General Bill Barr chided special counsel Robert Mueller over his handling of the Russia probe. Barr’s criticisms of Mueller mostly focused on procedural issues, but they tended to come as part of the attorney general’s defense of his own conduct. Particularly in response to critiques that he decided to clear President Trump of any wrongdoing on obstruction when it wasn’t necessarily his decision to make, Barr lashed out at the special pros...
Tags: News, Russia, Graham, Bob, Justice Department, Trump, Sen Chuck Grassley R IA, Klobuchar, Sen Lindsey Graham R SC, Mueller, Blumenthal, Barr, Office of Legal Counsel, Robert Mueller, OLC, Sen Richard Blumenthal


Klobuchar Gets Barr to Defend Trump Over and Over Again

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) forced Attorney General William Barr to repeatedly defend President Trump from evidence presented in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s 448-page report that he attempted to obstruct justice on multiple occasions.Klobuchar, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, brought up during Wednesday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Trump’s thinly veiled threats against his former fixer and personal attorney Michael Cohen, his interactions with former campaign chairman Paul Ma...
Tags: News, White House, United States, Amy Klobuchar, Trump, Senate Judiciary Committee, Cohen, Michael Cohen, Klobuchar, Barr, Robert Mueller, Don McGahn, Manafort, Paul Manafort, McGahn, William Barr


Barr Bends Over Backward To Defend Trump Over His ‘Flipping’ Remarks

Attorney General William Barr had a longwinded and convoluted defense of President Trump Wednesday against obstruction claims related to his public attacks on Michael Cohen’s family and his praise for Paul Manafort for “refusing to break.” In response to questions from Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Barr bear hugged Trump’s incorrect definition of “flipping” and suggested that if Trump believes it means “succumbing to pressure” and lying, he didn’t obstruct justice. “T hat is not obstruction  be...
Tags: News, Amy Klobuchar, Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen, Klobuchar, Mueller, Barr, Flipping, Manafort, Paul Manafort, William Barr, Russia Probe, Nicole Lafond, Mueller probe, TV Clip


Barr Defends Himself—and Trump—Over Mueller in Blistering Senate Session

The Asahi Shimbun/GettyDemocrats accused Attorney General Bill Barr of misleading Congress and dissembling for President Trump the day after it was revealed Special Counsel Robert Mueller accused Barr of sowing confusion about his investigation. At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) accused Barr of engaging in “masterful hairsplitting” to defend previous testimony about handling of the Mueller Report. Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) went further, likening ...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Russia, Fbi, United States, House, Cia, Department Of Justice, Doj, Justice Department, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Senate Judiciary Committee, HARRIS, Oval Office


Eyes on the Prize

TPM Reader JS is done with purity politics … I understand all of the criticisms against Biden. OK. He’s handsy. Klobuchar is a rough boss. Bernie might have earned some money on a book. All of these stories about Dem candidates exist in people’s brains at the same time we’re talking about a President who is on tape talking about “grabbing pussies” got made famous by firing people and who’s entire claim to fame is being rich (I can’t stand Bernie or his bros, but how on earth can this “now he’s a...
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Coons and Klobuchar: Most Americans can't save for retirement. We want to fix that

Our legislation, the Saving for the Future Act, would guarantee that if you're working full time, in addition to your pay, you would receive a savings contribution of at least 50 cents per hour worked, or a little over $1,000 per year, write senators Chris Coons and Amy Klobuchar.
Tags: Cnn, Klobuchar, Chris Coons, Coons


At She the People Forum, Candidates Speak Directly to Women of Color

Democratic presidential candidates addressed a crucial constituency in their party’s primaries at an event in Houston.
Tags: News, Warren, Castro, Blacks, Booker, BETO, Sanders, Amy, Elizabeth, Democratic Party, HARRIS, Bernard, Klobuchar, Julian, Gabbard, O'Rourke


Buttigieg's rise surprises rivals; Warren says she won't get 'Hillary-ed'; Klobuchar seeks applause

Campaign Trail Mix: Democratic presidential candidates are reportedly looking into where Mayor Pete Buttigieg might be vulnerable; Sen. Elizabeth Warren vows not to fall victim to sexist attacks; Sen. Amy Klobuchar has a 'please clap' moment.
Tags: News, Warren, Hillary, Sen Elizabeth Warren, Klobuchar, Buttigieg, Pete Buttigieg, Sen Amy Klobuchar


Klobuchar breaks from the populist pack

Presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar brought "Minnesota smart," to her turn at CNN's Town Hall, siezing the moment to distinguish herself and her trailing candidacy, and willing to break from the populist pack on Medicare for all, free college and loan forgiveness, writes Raul Reyes.
Tags: Minnesota, Cnn, Amy Klobuchar, Klobuchar, Town Hall


Impeachment Divides Dems At Back-To-Back CNN Forums

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — California Sen. Kamala Harris joined the call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment as five leading Democratic presidential contenders clashed in a series of prime-time town hall meetings that exposed deep divisions in a party desperate to end the Trump presidency. Harris’ unexpected support for impeachment follows Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s push for Congress to begin the process to remove the Republican president following the release of special counsel ...
Tags: News, Minnesota, Congress, California, White House, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, United States, New Hampshire, House, Middle East, Boston Marathon, Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Nancy Pelosi


Highlights from 5 Candidates at CNN Town Halls

Bernie Sanders backed voting rights for people now in jail, including the Boston Marathon bomber, while Pete Buttigieg disagreed and Kamala Harris said, “I think we should have that conversation.”
Tags: News, Boston Marathon, Warren, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Amy, Elizabeth, HARRIS, Bernard, Klobuchar, Buttigieg, Primaries and Caucuses, Pete Buttigieg, Pete (1982-, Presidential Election of 2020


At CNN Town Halls, Sanders Backs Voting Rights for People Now in Jail

Bernie Sanders, Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren were among five Democratic presidential candidates to attend a marathon series of town halls in New Hampshire on Monday night.
Tags: News, Elizabeth Warren, New Hampshire, Warren, Sanders, Amy, Elizabeth, HARRIS, Bernard, Klobuchar, Buttigieg, Primaries and Caucuses, Pete (1982-, Presidential Election of 2020, Kamala D, Bernie Sanders Amy Klobuchar


Klobuchar outlines plan to deal with student debt

At a CNN town hall with Chris Cuomo, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) said that though she likes the idea of more generous plans to forgive student debt, her proposed plan has ways to pay for it that she believes "we can actually get done."
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Klobuchar, Chris Cuomo Sen Amy Klobuchar D MN


How Klobuchar plans to defeat Trump in 2020

At a CNN town hall with Chris Cuomo, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) explained how she plans to win back middle-class voters in more rural areas who supported Donald Trump in 2016.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, Klobuchar, Chris Cuomo Sen Amy Klobuchar D MN



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