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Amy Klobuchar's first campaign trip underscores importance of Iowa

Gatherings like Sunday's will be the focus of Klobuchar's presidential campaign until Iowa picks its presidential nominee Feb. 3. For Klobuchar, who lacks the national name identification and fundraising prowess of some of her competitors for the Democratic nod, a strong showing in the state is crucial.
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Who gets to have the mic and question candidates at CNN town halls?

Minnesota's Sen. Amy Klobuchar's turn to field questions comes Monday night.
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Amy Klobuchar, Beto O'Rourke visit Wisconsin with clear message: You won't be ignored this time

Amy Klobuchar's bid to prove she's the most electable of the Democratic presidential aspirants began with a message to voters in this swing state Saturday: She'll get right what Hillary Clinton got wrong in 2016.
Tags: Cnn, Hillary Clinton, Wisconsin, Amy Klobuchar, Amy Klobuchar Beto O Rourke


Sen. Amy Klobuchar points to importance of Midwest in campaign stops in Wisconsin, Iowa

The Minnesota Democrat pledged to work across the aisle and make rural issues a priority as she made the first stops of her 2020 presidential campaign.
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Amy Klobuchar Casts Herself as Heartland Democrat in First Campaign Swing

Ms. Klobuchar made her first campaign stop in Wisconsin, a state Hillary Clinton did not visit during the general election campaign in 2016 and lost to Donald J. Trump by less than one point.
Tags: News, Minnesota, Hillary Clinton, Wisconsin, Amy Klobuchar, Amy, Democratic Party, Brown, Baldwin, Donald J Trump, Klobuchar, Sherrod, United States Politics and Government, Tammy Suzanne Green, Presidential Election of 2020


Sen. Amy Klobuchar's presidential bid faces fundraising challenge

Small-dollar donors could be crucial in big 2020 field.
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2020 Democrats Pan Trump’s Emergency Declaration

Numerous contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination came out swinging Friday against President Trump's controversial decision to declare a national emergency so he can move funds around for the construction of a wall on the southern border.Trump officially declared a national emergency Friday morning in response to Congress's refusal to approve the $5.7 billion he requested for construction of a wall on the southern border. Though it is likely to be tied up in lawsuits, t...
Tags: New York, News, Minnesota, Congress, California, Mexico, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Kirsten Gillibrand, Castro, Booker, Kamala Harris, Puerto Rico, Trump


House Passes Funding Bill, Sending It To Trump’s Desk

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise Thursday that would avert a second painful government shutdown, but a new confrontation was ignited — this time over President Donald Trump’s plan to bypass lawmakers and declare a national emergency to siphon billions from other federal coffers for his wall on the Mexican boundary. Money in the bill for border barriers, about $1.4 billion, is far below the $5.7 billion Trump insisted he needed to build a wall along t...
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Klobuchar Raises Over $1M Within 48 Hours After Her Snowy Announcement

WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s campaign says the Democrat raised more than $1 million in the 48 hours after launching her presidential bid. Klobuchar kicked off her candidacy Sunday during a snowy rally in Minneapolis. Her campaign says the money was raised from “online and grassroots supporters.” She is one of the few Democrats running for the presidency who has voluntarily released early fundraising figures. California Sen. Kamala Harris did better than Klobuchar when she ...
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Klobuchar raises $1M within 48 hours of launching 2020 bid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s campaign says the Democrat raised more than $1 million in the 48 hours after launching her presidential bid. Klobuchar kicked off her candidacy Sunday during a snowy rally in Minneapolis. Her campaign says the money was raised from “online and grassroots supporters.” She is one of the few […]
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Trump 'unhappy' with new shutdown deal – live updates

Tentative deal includes $1.375bn for border securitySchumer: ‘I urge President Trump to sign this agreement’Sign up to the US morning briefing for a fresh perspective 6.16pm GMT Yahoo is out with a new story building on a spate of stories that allege senator and now-presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar created a toxic work environment for staff in her Washington office.The story includes an explanation of why so many former staffers are afraid to go on the record with reporters. Speaking out...
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Analysis: The 2020 Democratic announcements, ranked

This weekend was a busy one on the 2020 campaign trail, with two more Democrats -- Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren -- joining the race officially. There are now seven main Democrats running for the party nod, with at least twice that number either officially or unofficially exploring a bid.
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The 2020 Democratic announcements, ranked

This weekend was a busy one on the 2020 campaign trail, with two more Democrats -- Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren -- joining the race officially. There are now seven main Democrats running for the party nod, with at least twice that number either officially or unofficially exploring a bid.
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MoFo Gonna Handle It — See Also

REMEMBER, LT. GOV. DOESN'T PAY WELL: Justin Fairfax pays his bills with MoFo money, and MoFo is now investigating. AND BIGLAW MAKES A LOT OF MONEY: Like, pre-recession money. AND BIGLAW HAS BAD BOSSES TOO: The Amy Klobuchar "bad boss" stories seem like "normal Biglaw" stuff, actually. ON SETTLEMENT NEGOTIATIONS: They aren't always fair. GOOD LGBTQ LAWS: If the bad people have taken the courts, the good people are winning in the states.
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Joy Behar Accuses Meghan McCain of Having a Hissy Fit on The View

A tense moment. Joy Behar and Meghan McCain got into an awkward and heated exchange while discussing Senator Amy Klobuchar and President Donald Trump during the Monday, February 11, episode of The View. Celebrity Feuds: The Biggest Ever Klobuchar made headlines over the weekend for poking fun at Trump’s hair after the commander-in-chief mocked her presidential bid. Shortly after Behar, 76, introduced the topic on Monday to the panel of women, including fellow cohosts Abby Huntsman an...
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Democratic senator Amy Klobuchar announces presidential bid – video report

Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota has joined the crowded field of Democratic candidates for 2020 that includes a historic number of women seeking the presidency.The three-term senator, who is often characterised as “Minnesota nice” amid the rough-and-tumble of politics, is looking to be a contrast to Donald Trump’s brash personality and often vitriolic rhetoric.Democratic senator Amy Klobuchar announces 2020 run for president Continue reading...
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Amy Klobuchar Calls For Net Neutrality 'Guarantee' In 2020 Presidential Announcement

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) said she wanted to "guarantee" net neutrality for all Americans during her 2020 presidential campaign kickoff speech. "[T]he senator bringing it up in her announcement marked perhaps the most high-profile stage the issue has had in terms of recent presidential politics," reports The Daily Dot. From the report: The Minnesota senator brought up the issue among other technology platform goals, including privacy and cybersecurity. "Way too many politicians have their hea...
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Why It Matters If Amy Klobuchar Is An Abusive Boss

Sunday’s announcement of the presidential candidacy of Minnesota senator Amy Klobuchar gives new urgency to a spate of stories in the past week about Senator Klobuchar’s long track record of angry, harsh, and frankly abusive behavior towards her staffers over her twelve years in the Senate. Some of Klobuchar’s defenders argue that discussion of Klobuchar’s mistreatment of her subordinates is sexist, irrelevant, or both. Senator Klobuchar’s treatment of her staff behind closed doors not only ra...
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Fact checking Trump's snowstorm tweet

During Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar's 2020 announcement speech in the midst of a snowstorm in Minneapolis Sunday, President Donald Trump tweeted out a jab toward the senator's statements on global warming.
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Pelosi condemns congresswoman Ilhan Omar's Israel comments – live

House Democratic leaders denounce Omar’s ‘antisemitic’ tweets New government shutdown looms as negotiations break downSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.10pm GMT Both Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar and California Senator Kamala Harris consulted with Hillary Clinton before launching their presidential bids.The Daily Mail reports that Clinton had conversations with both women in recent weeks. 7.00pm GMT California Governor Gavin Newsom will withdraw National Guardsmen ...
Tags: Minnesota, California, Mexico, Israel, US, Hillary Clinton, US politics, House, The Daily Mail, Amy Klobuchar, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Clinton, Gavin Newsom, Omar, National Guardsmen


How to stop Amy Klobuchar.

Say things like "Republicans gush over Klobuchar" (Politico).In a Democratic caucus filled with presidential hopefuls taking a hard line against Donald Trump’s presidency, the Minnesota senator's brand of pragmatic politics stands out. And numerous Republicans are raving about Klobuchar — her personality, her respect for the other party, even her competitiveness in a general election. In fact, a dozen GOP senators were so effusive in interviews this month that some worried they might damage her ...
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Amy Klobuchar's not-so-subtle troll of Hillary Clinton

On Sunday, after announcing for president, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar took questions from reporters about her 2020 plans. She was asked about her travel plans for the early days of the campaign, and said this:
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Analysis: Amy Klobuchar's not-so-subtle troll of Hillary Clinton

On Sunday, after announcing for president, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar took questions from reporters about her 2020 plans. She was asked about her travel plans for the early days of the campaign, and said this:
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Klobuchar Admits She’s ‘Tough’ On Staff: ‘I Have High Expectations’

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) on Monday responded to recent reports from BuzzFeed News and HuffPost, outlining her poor treatment of staff, by admitting she’s “tough” on aides because she has “high expectations.” “First of all, I love my staff.  I wouldn’t be where I am and we  wouldn’t be able to pass all of  those bills and do all that work if we didn’t  have great staff,” she said during an interview on “Good Morning America” Monday. “ I am tough.  I push people.  That is true, but m ...
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CNN to host Amy Klobuchar at 2020 town hall

Sen. Amy Klobuchar will head to New Hampshire next Monday to answer questions at a town hall moderated by CNN's Don Lemon.
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Trump Mocks 'Snowman(woman)' Amy Klobuchar's 2020 Run Speech — and She Claps Back with Hair Dig

Trump Mocks Amy Klobuchar's 2020 Announcement, She Replies
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Amy Klobuchar, latest presidential candidate, faces questions about temperament, treatment of staff

On the day she announced her intention to run for the presidency, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., faced intense headwinds in the form of reports that she has been routinely demeaning to her employees.
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