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Klobuchar: Medical Research Funding Should Be Reinstated

Sen. Amy Klobuchar joined five families Sunday at the University of Minnesota who have been impacted by diseases such as juvenile diabetes, Autism, epilepsy, and Alzheimer’s. She said these are the people who are being hurt by cuts to funding of medical search.

08/18/2013

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Esme’s Blog: Amy Klobuchar For President?

A little visit to Iowa by Sen. Amy Klobuchar has news outlets from CNN to ABC speculating she is considering a run for President of the United States. Klobuchar is brushing off the talk insisting she loves her current job. But the buzz is not likely to subside. Emily’s List has her on their list of potential candidates.

08/17/2013

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Vietnam Vet’s Family Presented With Posthumous Purple Heart

A Purple Heart earned more than 45 years ago was finally presented Sunday.

07/28/2013

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Senators Push Luger For Top Minn. Prosecutor Slot

Minnesota’s two senators say they want litigator Andrew Luger to be the next U.S. attorney for the state if the current chief prosecutor is confirmed by the Senate for a different post. Democratic Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken recommended Tuesday that President Barack Obama name Luger the lead federal prosecutor.

07/23/2013

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Minn.’s Klobuchar To Give WWII Vet Service Medal

A veteran of World War II living in Bemidji is receiving high honors from France for actions almost 70 years ago. Private 1st Class John O’Boyle stood ready to be presented with the Knight of the Legion Honor Medal during a ceremony on Wednesday.

07/03/2013

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Klobuchar, Ellison Demand Action On Voting Rights

Two Minnesota lawmakers called on citizens to demand action on voting rights.

07/01/2013

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Klobuchar, Franken Form US Attorney Search Panel

U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken have formed an advisory committee to lead the search for the next U.S. Attorney for Minnesota. The committee consists of seven seasoned attorneys, judges and law enforcement professionals.

05/26/2013

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MN Has Most Expensive Gas In The Nation

Minnesota’s No. 1 in the nation, in a category few are rejoicing over. The Twin Cities’ average price for gas is the most expensive in the nation at $4.32 per gallon, according to GasBuddy.com. Chicago is second ($4.28), Honolulu is third ($4.25) and Santa Barbara is fourth ($4.17).

05/17/2013

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Klobuchar Seeks Energy Dept. Help Over High Gas Prices

As gas prices in Minnesota reached record high prices of about $4 per gallon, Sen. Amy Klobuchar called on the Department of Energy to take action. The gas price spike came after the closure of oil refineries in the Midwest for maintenance.

05/16/2013

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Klobuchar, Walz Tout Bill To Restore Vets Benefits

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Congressman Tim Walz are holding a Minneapolis press conference to discuss their legislation aimed at helping wrongly discharged military veterans restore their benefits.

04/01/2013

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Medical Device Tax May Be Scrapped

A tax on pacemakers and other medical devices made in Minnesota may be going away. Since January there’s been a 2.3 percent tax on medical device sales with the revenues earmarked to help pay for the new national health care reform law.

03/22/2013

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Klobuchar Pushing To Export MN Goods To Global Market

Sen. Amy Klobuchar is trying to drum up more support for Minnesota businesses.

02/18/2013

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Klobuchar Lands Top Seat On Senate Subcommittee

Now in her second term, Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar has landed top committee post.

01/31/2013

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Dems, GOP Clash At US Senate Gun Control Hearing

Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords gave a brief, but emotional, testimony before a Senate panel looking into gun violence Wednesday.

01/30/2013

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Fergus Falls Band, Sen. Klobuchar Part Of Inauguration

The temperature in Washington, D.C. for the president’s inauguration was a far more pleasant 41 degrees at the time of Obama’s swearing in.

01/21/2013

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