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Democrats Are United on Climate Change, but Not on What to Do About It

The New York Times sent a climate policy survey to the 2020 Democrats. All of them want to stick to the Paris Agreement. Beyond that, the questions get harder.
Tags: Presidential Election of 2020, Global Warming, Democratic Party, United States Politics and Government, Carbon Caps and Emissions Trading Programs, Nuclear Energy, Alternative and Renewable Energy, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, Booker, Cory A, Castro, Julian, Delaney, John (1963-, Gabbard, Tulsi (1981-


Sen. Amy Klobuchar to appear in Fox News town hall

Klobuchar is the latest Democrat to agree to a televised sit-down with a network disdained by many Democrats.


The Bernie Effect: Klobuchar Set For Town Hall With Fox News In May

After Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) town hall on Fox News brought in nearly 2.6 million viewers — the most of any town hall so far this election cycle — other Democrats may follow suit. Like Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), who just tossed her hat in the ring. On May 8, Fox News will host Klobuchar for a town hall discussion from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. EST in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Fox News said in a statement Wednesday.  “Fox News Channel continues to produce highly informative and respectful town hall ev...
Tags: News, 2020 Elections, Amy Klobuchar, Democratic Presidential Primary, Fox News, Nicole Lafond




Sen. Bernie Sanders challenges Sen. Amy Klobuchar in her home state

Klobuchar's presidential candidacy hasn't deterred the Vermont senator and several other Democratic challengers from investing resources in Minnesota.
Tags: Vermont, Sen Bernie Sanders, Klobuchar, Sen Amy Klobuchar


Klobuchar releases taxes, urges Trump to do same

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar is releasing her latest tax return as she calls on President Donald Trump to “quit hiding from the American people” and make his returns public. The Minnesota senator released her 2018 tax return Monday. She’s previously released 12 years of returns , dating back to the first […]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Ap, Nation, Amy Klobuchar, Donald Trump, Trump, Klobuchar


Amy Klobuchar’s 2020 Campaign Says It Raised $5.2 Million

The senator’s fund-raising total includes an undisclosed amount that she could spend only in a general election campaign, not in the primary.
Tags: News, Amy Klobuchar, Campaign Finance, Amy, Klobuchar, Presidential Election of 2020


Klobuchar says she raised $5.2M in 7 weeks for 2020 bid

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar says she raised $5.2 million in seven weeks after announcing her 2020 bid. The Minnesota senator said Monday she ended the first quarter with $7 million cash on hand. That includes more than $3 million from her 2018 Senate campaign. Klobuchar had a small fundraising edge over […]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Senate, Ap, Nation, Amy Klobuchar, Klobuchar


Flugennock's Latest'n'Greatest: "30 Seconds Over Moscow"

From Mike Flugennock, DC's anarchist cartoonist - "30 Seconds Over Moscow" http://sinkers.org/stage/?p=2692 The kid can't help it; he's got that ol' Russiagate Hangover. Granted,  this piece is a bit late, but I've been out of town and besides, this  kinda shit is evergreen. So, how many of you are old enough to remember February? Remember Sen.  Amy Klobuchar, one of my own personal favorite Russiagaters – or, as I  like to call her, Frau Blucher – and her ...
Tags: Comics, Putin, Moscow, Amy Klobuchar, Klobuchar, Frau Blücher, Mike Rhode, Mike Flugennock, Sen Amy Klobuchar


Senator Klobuchar talking up "second step" criminal justice reforms with a focus on the clemency process

Senator Amy Klobuchar, who is running for President and who served as a local prosecutor for eight years, has this notable new commentary at CNN running under the headline "On criminal justice reform, it's time for a second step." Here are excerpts: Our criminal justice system is broken. Today we know that our country has more than 20% of the world's incarcerated people, even though we have less than 5% of the world's population.  And we know racial disparities at every level of our system have...
Tags: Minnesota, Law, Congress, White House, Cnn, Amy Klobuchar, Department Of Justice, New York University, Prez Obama, Klobuchar, Hennepin County, University of St Thomas, Douglas A Berman, Mark Osler, Rachel E Barkow


The NRA Is Protecting Dangerous Men. It's Time To Close The "Boyfriend Loophole."

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to renew the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) on Thursday, with a new provision that closes the "boyfriend loophole" by extending existing gun restrictions to include current or former dating partners convicted of abuse or stalking charges. The vote was 263 to 158, with 33 Republicans voting for the measure.Right now, the law only prohibits firearm purchases for people who are "married to, lived with, or have a child with the victim" and who have been co...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Congress, California, Senate, White House, Africa, Pennsylvania, United States, Harvard University, House, Amy Klobuchar, Npr, Republican, Donald Trump, Dianne Feinstein


Klobuchar: What we need for criminal justice reform

Josephine Ledesma was a first-time nonviolent drug offender who never even used or sold drugs but still received a mandatory minimum sentence of life in prison during the 1990s. She served more than 24 years in federal prison before receiving clemency from President Barack Obama in 2016. She now has a good job and is devoted to, as she says in her own words, "making up for all the time my children did not get to spend with me by being the best grandmother in the world."
Tags: News, Barack Obama, Stories, Klobuchar, Josephine Ledesma


Klobuchar: The criminal justice reform step we need

Josephine Ledesma was a first-time nonviolent drug offender who never even used or sold drugs but still received a mandatory minimum sentence of life in prison during the 1990s. She served more than 24 years in federal prison before receiving clemency from President Barack Obama in 2016. She now has a good job and is devoted to, as she says in her own words, "making up for all the time my children did not get to spend with me by being the best grandmother in the world."
Tags: News, Barack Obama, Stories, Klobuchar, Josephine Ledesma


Klobuchar: On criminal justice reform, it's time for a second step

Amy Klobuchar says the First Step Act was a much-needed reform for our federal prison system, but it's time to do more. If elected president, she says she will create a clemency advisory board and a White House position dedicated to all issues of criminal justice reform.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Amy Klobuchar, Klobuchar


Biden, Beto & Bernie Are Leading The Polls. Are Women Reluctant To Support Women?

The latest Quinnipiac University National Poll finds the "B" boys at the top: 29% favor Sen. Joe Biden (who has not entered the race, but is expected to), 19% prefer Sen. Bernie Sanders, and 12% pick former Rep. Beto O'Rourke. Sen. Kamala Harris is not far behind at 8%, although according to RealClearPolitics, which averages several polls, she is ahead of Beto."Hungry for a candidate to take on President Donald Trump, Democrats and Democratic leaners put the three B's, Biden, Bernie, and Beto, ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Mexico, Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, Biden, Donald Trump, Hillary, Long Island, BETO, Bernie Sanders, Al Franken, Trump, Sanders, Bernie, HARRIS


2020 Democrats Love Small Donors. But Some Really Love Big Donors Too.

Several 2020 presidential candidates are focused on attracting small donors to prove grass-roots appeal, but are also privately courting major donors whose money helps pay campaign bills.
Tags: News, Warren, Campaign Finance, Booker, Sanders, Amy, Elizabeth, HARRIS, Bernard, Klobuchar, Gillibrand, Kirsten E, Presidential Election of 2020, Cory A, Kamala D


Even Liberal Democrats Can’t Quit Wealthy Donors and Their Big Checks

Several 2020 presidential candidates are focused on attracting small donors to prove grass-roots appeal, but are also privately courting major donors whose money helps pay campaign bills.
Tags: News, Warren, Campaign Finance, Booker, Sanders, Amy, Elizabeth, HARRIS, Bernard, Klobuchar, Gillibrand, Kirsten E, Presidential Election of 2020, Cory A, Kamala D


Klobuchar lays out trillion-dollar infrastructure plan

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar announced a "bold, trillion-dollar plan" Thursday to address a litany of infrastructure issues that she plans to make her "top budget priority," should she be elected president in 2020.
Tags: News, Minnesota, Stories, Amy Klobuchar, Klobuchar


Amy Klobuchar makes broadband access a key component of presidential bid

In a new Medium post this morning, 2020 presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar outlined her plans for infrastructure spending, which she says will be “her top budget priority.” The bulk of the plan details what you’d more or less expect from a Democratic presidential candidate, including the repair and replacement of roads and bridges, reliable public transit, investment in schools and housing and a focus on green energy. But the Minnesota Senator also details an interesting approach to the intern...
Tags: Minnesota, America, Tech, Policy, Internet Access, Amy Klobuchar, Amy, Klobuchar


Klobuchar lays out 'bold' infrastructure plan

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar announced a "bold, trillion-dollar plan" Thursday to address a litany of infrastructure issues that she plans to make her "top budget priority," should she be elected president in 2020.
Tags: News, Minnesota, Stories, Amy Klobuchar, Klobuchar


Klobuchar lays out 'bold, trillion-dollar' infrastructure plan

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar announced a "bold, trillion-dollar plan" Thursday to address a litany of infrastructure issues that she plans to make her "top budget priority," should she be elected president in 2020.
Tags: Minnesota, Cnn, Amy Klobuchar, Klobuchar


Senators demand to know why election vendors still sell voting machines with ‘known’ vulnerabilities’

Four senior senators have called on the largest U.S. voting machine makers to explain why they continue to sell devices with “known vulnerabilities,” ahead of upcoming critical elections. The letter, sent Wednesday, calls on election equipment makers ES&S, Dominion Voting, and Hart InterCivic to explain why they continue to sell decades-old machines, which the senators say contain security flaws that could undermine the results of elections if exploited. “The integrity of our elections is direct...
Tags: Security, Politics, Elections, Texas, Voting, Hardware, Tech, United States, President, Homeland Security, Presidential Election, Electronic Voting, Mark Warner, Voting Machine, Capitol, Hart


Beto O'Rourke raises $6.1m in first 24 hours, smashing Bernie Sanders' record

Stunning sum is more than every other Democratic challenger who has disclosed their first-day totals The former Texas congressman, like Sanders and some of his other colleagues, has shunned Pac donations of any kind. Photograph: Kathy Willens/APDemocratic hopeful Beto O’Rourke raised an unprecedented $6.1m during the first 24 hours of his official run for the White House, his campaign announced on Monday.The stunning sum is more than rival Bernie Sanders and every other 2020 Democratic rival wh...
Tags: New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, Maryland, Congress, Colorado, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Iraq, India, US, Barack Obama, Syria


Everybody beats Trump in Wisconsin, according to a new Emerson poll — everybody except Amy Klobuchar and — gasp! — Kamala Harris.

Here's how it looks at Real Clear Politics (click image to enlarge and clarify):Klobuchar only gets a tie. Okay. But Harris?! All those others best Trump but Kamala Harris — who I've been made to feel is the most likely candidate — only ties?!When the Democratic candidates are pitted against each other, Sanders and Biden are way out ahead, with 39% and 24%, respectively. Harris lags miserably at 5%. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Wisconsin, Amy Klobuchar, Biden, Kamala Harris, Polls, Trump, Sanders, HARRIS, Emerson, Klobuchar, Ann Althouse, 2020 Campaign


Klobuchar, other 2020 Dems take off gloves quickly in taking aim at O'Rourke

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar drew the sharpest such contrast on Sunday, saying "I wasn't born to run. But I am running" while acknowledging, "Oh, that's the Beto line."
Tags: Minnesota, Amy Klobuchar, Rourke, Klobuchar


Klobuchar after New Zealand: Trump's rhetoric doesn't help

Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar said President Donald Trump's rhetoric exacerbated tensions and called for him to condemn bigotry against Muslims.
Tags: News, New Zealand, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, Klobuchar, Minnesota Democratic Sen Amy Klobuchar


Klobuchar after New Zealand attack: Trump's 'rhetoric doesn't help'

Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar said President Donald Trump's rhetoric exacerbated tensions and called for him to condemn bigotry against Muslims.
Tags: Cnn, New Zealand, Donald Trump, Trump, Klobuchar, Minnesota Democratic Sen Amy Klobuchar


Klobuchar: Trump's 'rhetoric doesn't help'

Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar said President Donald Trump's rhetoric exacerbated tensions and called for him to condemn bigotry against Muslims.
Tags: News, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, Klobuchar, Minnesota Democratic Sen Amy Klobuchar


Klobuchar defends record as prosecutor

Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar defended her record as a former prosecutor on Sunday, while calling for further reform as she runs for president in a field widely supportive of taking on systemic racism in the justice system.
Tags: Minnesota, Cnn, Amy Klobuchar, Klobuchar