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Sen. Amy Klobuchar Drops Out Of Biden’s Veepstakes

CNN reports: Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Thursday night removed herself from consideration to be Joe Biden’s running mate, citing the ongoing national discussion about racial injustice and police brutality to suggest the former vice president should choose a woman of color. “This is a historic moment, and America must seize on this moment. And I truly believe as, I actually …

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Klobuchar’s Husband Hospitalized With Coronavirus

Posted this morning by Sen. Amy Klobuchar: I have news that many Americans are facing right now: my husband John has the coronavirus. We just got the test results at 7 a.m. this morning. While I cannot see him and he is of course cut off from all visitors, our daughter Abigail and I are constantly calling and texting and …

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LIVE VIDEO: Biden Rallies With Klobuchar And Buttigieg

CBS News reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden is bringing some fresh support to his campaign rally at 7:30 p.m. at Gilley’s Dallas Monday. Amy Klobuchar, who ended her Democratic presidential campaign on Monday, and Pete Buttigieg, who ended his on Sunday, plan to endorse rival Joe Biden in an effort to unify moderate voters behind the former vice president’s …

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BREAKING: Klobuchar Drops Out, Will Endorse Biden

CNN reports: Sen. Amy Klobuchar will end her presidential bid on Monday and endorse Joe Biden, a campaign aide tells CNN. The Klobuchar campaign confirmed that the senator is flying to Dallas to join the former vice president at his rally, where she will suspend her campaign and give her endorsement on the eve of Super Tuesday. Breaking News: Amy …

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Klobuchar Rally Canceled After Protesters Storm Stage

Politico reports: Sen. Amy Klobuchar canceled a rally in her home state Sunday night as several dozen protesters chanted “Black Lives Matter,” “Klobuchar has got to go” and “Free Myon” — referencing the case of a black teenager convicted of murder after a flawed police investigation. According to videos that emerged on social media, the senator’s rally was set in …

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Maine’s Bangor Daily News Endorses Amy Klobuchar

From the editorial board of the Bangor Daily News: Bernie Sanders handily won the Maine Democratic caucuses in 2016, and it seems likely that he will win again. But there are better, real Democratic choices in the party’s March 3 presidential primary. We believe the best choice is Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar. Klobuchar is a centrist who earns praise from …

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The Seattle Times Endorses Amy Klobuchar

From the editorial board of the Seattle Times: For Washington state, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar is the best choice to advance to the general election in the crucial effort to unseat President Donald Trump. She is an effective third-term senator with a strong track record of leading initiatives whether her party was in power or not, working across the aisle …

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San Francisco Chronicle Endorses Amy Klobuchar

From the editorial board of the San Francisco Chronicle: Amy Klobuchar is the one Democrat who checks all the essential boxes. She is seasoned (13 years in the U.S. Senate, lead Democratic sponsor on more than 100 passed bills) with a history of winning Republican strongholds and solid on the party’s baseline issues while pragmatic enough to avoid the promises …

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MINNESOTA: Klobuchar +6 Over Sanders In Latest Poll

Via press release from UMass Lowell: Sen. Amy Klobuchar has the most support among likely voters in the Democratic primary race in her home state of Minnesota, according to a new poll released today. Klobuchar has the support of 27 percent of likely Democratic primary voters, ahead of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, who has 21 percent, and U.S. Sen. Elizabeth …

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Buttigieg And Klobuchar Trade Ugly Barbs At Debate

Politico reports: The hostility building between the two Midwestern Democrats burst dramatically into the open in Nevada, as they clashed repeatedly on the debate stage and tried to slash the momentum out of each other’s campaigns. Klobuchar and Buttigieg have fought before over their experience and their political records in past debates — but the feud took a deeply personal …

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TEXAS: Houston Chronicle Endorses Amy Klobuchar

From the editorial board of the Houston Chronicle: It’s time for Democrats to look beyond fiery speeches, beyond big ticket promises devoid of price tags, and if possible, beyond the cinematic beckoning of that billionaire button-down Messiah stalking your smartphone, and ask: Who can really get things done? Who can get proposals past the gauntlets of the federal judiciary and …

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Klobuchar: I’ve Raised $12M Since Last Debate [VIDEO]

Axios reports: Sen. Amy Klobuchar announced on ABC’s “This Week” Sunday that her campaign has raised $12 million online in the nine days since the New Hampshire debate. Why it matters: That’s more than the Minnesota senator raised in the fourth quarter of 2019, which had been her strongest quarter yet. It follows a surprise third-place finish in the New …

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SF Bay Area Newspapers Endorse Amy Klobuchar

From the editorial board of the San Jose Mercury News: The United States needs a president who can heal the nation’s deep political divide — who can work with, and appeal to, members of both parties and independents. Someone with a proven record of collaboration who can meaningfully address climate change, provide health care for all, achieve responsible gun control, …

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Amy Klobuchar Raises $2.5M After Strong NH Showing

The Hill reports: Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s (D-Minn.) presidential campaign on Wednesday said it had raked in more than $2.5 million since polls closed in New Hampshire’s primary Tuesday night. The windfall came after Klobuchar’s third-place finish in the Granite State’s primary, posting a stronger-than-expected showing and outpacing big names like Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and former Vice President Joe Biden. …

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Klobuchar Raises $1M During Strong Debate Showing

The Hill reports: Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) touted on Friday that her presidential campaign had raised $1 million since the start of the primary debate in New Hampshire. Klobuchar, in her Twitter post, also urged supporters to help her hit $2 million by midnight. Friday night’s financial boost for Klobuchar comes after what appears to be a fifth-place showing in …

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NYT Endorses Amy Klobuchar And Elizabeth Warren

From the New York Times editorial board: The New York Times editorial board endorsed the two leading female candidates for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination on Sunday, throwing its support behind Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts. The board’s decision to back not one but two candidates is a significant break with convention, one that …

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Amy Klobuchar Reports $11.4M Q4 Fundraising Haul

Politico reports: Sen. Amy Klobuchar raised $11.4 million in the final three months of 2019, her strongest fundraising quarter since launching her presidential campaign. The Minnesota Democrat posted strong debate performances throughout the fall, which helped boost her fundraising as well as her performance in polls. The fourth-quarter haul gives her the financial heft to try to turn that into …

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Klobuchar: Ukraine Scandal Is A “Global Watergate”

Politico reports: Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar described President Donald Trump’s behavior as unambiguously impeachable, calling it “a global Watergate” and the textbook behavior of what the Founding Fathers considered worthy of removal from office. “This is something where the Founding Fathers themselves, James Madison said, the reasons we needed impeachment provisions was that he feared that a president would …

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Klobuchar Asks Mueller If He Reviewed Trump’s Taxes

Politico reports: Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) on Thursday asked special counsel Robert Mueller whether his team reviewed President Trump’s taxes as part of their investigation into Russian election interference as Trump said he assumed they had. Klobuchar, who is running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, wrote to Mueller seeking information on whether investigators obtained Trump’s personal tax returns or …

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar Raises $5.2M In First Quarter

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports: Minnesota U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar raised $5.2 million in the first seven weeks of her presidential campaign, slightly exceeding the fundraising total announced Sunday by New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker. Booker announced Sunday that his campaign had raised more than $5 million. That put him in the lower tier among candidates who have shared fundraising details. …

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