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Klobuchar to make presidential pitch in CNN town hall

Sen. Amy Klobuchar will take to the national stage on Monday headlining a CNN town hall in New Hampshire to make her most public case yet for why she should be the next President of the United States.
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Klobuchar's snowy debut was fun; now the hard part

The launch of Sen. Amy Klobuchar's presidential campaign at Boom Island Park on the Mississippi River, in the middle of a friendly little blizzard, was a perfect political event. Thousands of people showed up, some on skis or hauling their kids on sleds, to see Minnesota's senior senator enter the race. Dogs played in the snow. There were campfires burning in the shelters and plenty of hot cocoa to go around.
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It's time to hear about Klobuchar's 2020 vision

The launch of Sen. Amy Klobuchar's presidential campaign at Boom Island Park on the Mississippi River, in the middle of a friendly little blizzard, was a perfect political event. Thousands of people showed up, some on skis or hauling their kids on sleds, to see Minnesota's senior senator enter the race. Dogs played in the snow. There were campfires burning in the shelters and plenty of hot cocoa to go around.
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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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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.
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Ocasio-Cortez among Democrat rebels opposing shutdown deal over DHS spending – live

Newly elected progressive Democrats say they’ll vote no on the shutdown deal because it boosts funding for homeland securitySign up for the US morning briefing for a fresh perspective 5.39pm GMT Presidential candidates are now hitting the “soup supper” circuit in Iowa and showing up at local county Democratic Party fundraisers.As Iowa Starting Line reports:The Monroe County Democrats will hear from Amy Klobuchar, John Delaney, and Eric Swalwell this Sunday in Albia at their annual Spaghetti ...
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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 says progressive proposals like 'Medicare-for-All' and Green New Deal are 'aspirations'

Presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar doesn't want to get rid of private health care or air travel right away -- but she does see the Green New Deal and "Medicare-for-all" as important discussion-starters to reach key climate and health care goals, she said Tuesday.
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Congress Poised to Help Veterans Exposed to ‘Burn Pits’ Over Decades of War

One of the least understood ailments endured by the newest generation of veterans is related to exposure to toxic substances in Iraq and Afghanistan, especially from open-air trash fires.
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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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White House Memo: Without Pelosi as a Foil, Trump Tries Out Some Alternatives

The larger question is whether a strategy of personal attacks that helped lift President Trump in 2016 will work when there’s no clear political opponent who rises above the rest.
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Congress Poised to Help Veterans Exposed to ‘Burn Pit’ Toxins Over Decades of War

One of the least understood ailments endured by the newest generation of veterans is related to exposure to toxins in Iraq and Afghanistan, especially from open-air trash fires.
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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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Winning progressive votes could be a challenge for Klobuchar

Organizers in key voting bloc view Klobuchar as too centrist
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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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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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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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‘A Woman, Just Not That Woman’: How Sexism Plays Out on the Trail

Critics called Hillary Clinton “shrill” and “unlikable.” It’s no coincidence that the same words are being used against Elizabeth Warren, Kirsten Gillibrand and Kamala Harris.
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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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2 More Democrats, Warren And Klobuchar, Enter Presidential Field

The Democratic presidential field has two more candidates. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar officially announced they're running. Other candidates fanned out across the country to campaign.
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Amy Klobuchar: Democratic senator announces bid to run for president against Trump in 2020

Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar has announced she is running for president in 2020. Ms Klobuchar made the announcement from her home state of Minnesota, with heavy snow swirling as she spoke to supporters. “As your president, I will look you in the eye, I will tell you what I think, I will focus on getting things done ... and no matter what, I’ll lead from the heart”, Ms Klobuchar said in Minneapolis, where she became the fifth Democratic senator to join a historically diverse field of candid...
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Klobuchar taking campaign to Midwest states that Trump won

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With snow falling steadily and the temperature well below freezing, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar said she’s joining the group of Democrats running for president and would take her campaign — and her Midwest sensibilities — directly to parts of the region Donald Trump won and that her party wants to recapture in […]
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Trump mocks Klobuchar's wintry announcement. Her answer: 'I wonder how your hair would fare in a blizzard?'

While he has often targeted Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, President Donald Trump hadn’t publicly commented until Sunday about any of his other potential Democratic challengers in the 2020 election.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Senator Klobuchar joins Democratic presidential field

Klobuchar becomes the fifth U.S. senator to announce her candidacy, and the fourth woman in the chamber. Klobuchar, 58, now in her third six-year term as a senator for Minnesota, will seek to position herself as a contrast to Trump, who is expected to be the Republican candidate in the November 2020 election, focusing on both policy differences but also style and tact. "I stand before you as the granddaughter of an iron ore miner, the daughter of a teacher and a newspaperman, the first woman ...
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Here's the biggest news you missed this weekend

From Warren and Klobuchar to Bezos and Fairfax, here's who made news this weekend.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Amy Klobuchar rails at ‘shutdowns and putdowns’ in speech for 2020 race

Supporters came out by the thousands, undeterred by snow, to hear Klobuchar’s announcement that she will run for presidentStrong suspicions that Senator Amy Klobuchar would run for president in 2020 were confirmed on a freezing Sunday afternoon in Minneapolis, just 11 miles from her hometown of Plymouth, Minnesota.“For every worker, farmer, dreamer, and builder, I am running. I am running for every American,” she proclaimed, pledging to get “dark money” out of politics, institute automatic voter...
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Amy Klobuchar, Minnesota Senator, Launches Presidential Bid

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) announced that she is joining the 2020 presidential race, telling a crowd gathered in frigid and snowy weather in Minneapolis that she will “focus on getting things done.” “We are tired of the shutdowns and the showdowns, of the gridlock and the grandstanding,” Klobuchar told the crowd gathered at Boom Island […]
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The Green New Deal — don't ask if it's practical, it's "aspirational," and people are looking for "dreamers."

That's the message Markos Moulitsas (founder of The Daily Kos) delievered — with an assist from WBUR news correspondent Kimberly Atkins — on “Meet the Press" today (transcript).The moderator Chuck Todd got the conversation going by reading Trump's tweet:"I think it is very important for the Democrats to press forward with their Green New Deal. It would be great for the so-called carbon footprint to permanently eliminate all planes, cars, cows, oil, gas, and the military even if no other country ...
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Klobuchar Joins 2020 Field: ‘I Will Focus On Getting Things Done’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Sunday joined the growing group of Democrats jostling to be president and positioned herself as the most prominent Midwestern candidate in the field, as her party tries to win back voters in a region that helped put Donald Trump in the White House. “For every American, I’m running for you,” she told an exuberant crowd gathered on a freezing, snowy afternoon at a park along the Mississippi River with the Minneapolis skyline in the background. “An...
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