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Amy Klobuchar (D) dropped out March 2

Microsoft News 2/11/2020

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., speaks during the Machinists Union Legislative Conference, Tuesday May 7, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) © ap Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., speaks during the Machinists Union Legislative Conference, Tuesday May 7, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Editor's note: Amy Klobuchar (D) dropped out of the race March 2, 2020. This page will no longer be updated.

Amy Jean Klobuchar is an American lawyer and politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Minnesota. A member of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, Minnesota's affiliate of the Democratic Party, she previously served as the Hennepin County Attorney.

Born: May 25, 1960 (age 59)

Office: Senator D-MN (Since 2007)

Spouse: John Bessler

Official site: https://amyklobuchar.com/

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ON KEY ISSUES:

Minimum wage:  Supports $15/hour federal minimum wage

Electoral college: Supports eliminating the electoral college

Climate change:  Supports the Green New Deal

Gun control: Favors assault weapons ban, favors universal background checks

Health care:  Opposes Medicare for All, but would expand coverage

(Positions compiled by Politico. Click here for a detailed look at Amy Klobuchar’s views and where other 2020 candidates stand on the issues.) 

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Joe Alternative: Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar believes Iowa voters should choose her over former Vice President Joe Biden not only because she represents a new generation, but also because she has learned to work with a Republican Party reshaped by President Trump. (CBS News)

 Co-endorsed:The New York Times has endorsed not one but two candidates for the Democratic nomination for president, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar from the party's moderate wing and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren from the progressive wing. (AP) 

COMPLETE PROFILE:

Who is Amy Klobuchar? An in-depth look at her biography, family, key positions and where she stands in the race. (Business Insider)


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