Sen. Amy Klobuchar

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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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Klobuchar Wants Stiffer Penalties On Copper, Metal Thieves

We’ve seen a big increase in thieves stealing copper and other metals over the past few years. They may get a few hundred dollars by selling it for scrap, but they often cause thousands of dollars in damage.

01/16/2013

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Talking Points: What Will Happen To Gun Laws?

By Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden will present his recommendations to curb gun violence to the president.

01/13/2013

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How Minnesota Delegates Voted On Fiscal Cliff Bill

Although the majority of the Minnesota delegation in the U.S. House and both Senators voted for the measure avoiding the cliff, it was a mixed bag and not necessarily along partisan lines.

01/02/2013

Milk

Klobuchar: Cliff Bill Prevents Doubling Of Milk Prices

It looks like milk prices won’t be going up. U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar says the fiscal cliff compromise approved after midnight would extend the farm bill along with current prices for milk.

01/01/2013

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Sen. Klobuchar Expects Compromise Over Financial Cliff

Sen. Amy Klobuchar said she expects a compromise to be reached in the U.S. Senate regarding the buzzed-about “financial cliff.” Klobuchar appeared on “CBS This Morning” Wednesday, and said “the election demanded such a deal.”

11/28/2012

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Klobuchar Wins U.S. Senate Race Over Bills

It looks like Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar has secured her seat in the U.S. Senate, according to CBS News.

11/06/2012

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Klobuchar, Bills Meet For Last Minn. Senate Debate

Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar and her Republican challenger, Kurt Bills, are meeting for the last debate of Minnesota’s U.S. Senate race.

11/04/2012

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SCSU Survey: Klobuchar Holds Large Lead Over Bills

A new survey from St. Cloud State University found that Sen. Amy Klobuchar has a large and probably insurmountable lead over Republican challenger Kurt Bills.

10/29/2012

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Klobuchar: National Debt Would Be ’13 Priority

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a heavy favorite for re-election, says she would use a second term to try to help steer the Senate out of perpetual gridlock on major issues.

10/10/2012

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Bills To Speak To Conservative Group In Duluth

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kurt Bills is campaigning in Duluth where he will speak to a meeting of the Citizens’ Research Council.

09/06/2012

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Klobuchar Pays DNC Visit To Iowa Activists

Sen. Amy Klobuchar made time at the Democratic National Convention to speak to a breakfast meeting of the Iowa delegation, a regular stop for politicians with presidential ambitions.

09/05/2012

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Talking Points: Does Campaigning At The Fair Work?

Anyone who goes to the Fair will find themselves meeting a lot of political candidates and their surrogates passing out literature.

08/26/2012

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Klobuchar Makes Formidable Target For GOP

Nearly any discussion of Minnesota’s U.S. Senate race presumes Sen. Amy Klobuchar is a virtual lock for re-election, with such an advantage in money, name recognition and poll standing that some Republicans openly despair of their chances to keep her from a second term.

08/26/2012

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Minn. Governor Offers Sartell Support

Gov. Mark Dayton plans to travel to Sartell to offer the community his support after Verso Paper Corp. announced it won’t reopen its paper mill.

08/03/2012

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Bills’ New Video Mimics Wellstone Ad, Enrages Democrats

A new web ad from Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kurt Bills, who is challenging Sen. Amy Klobuchar, is causing a lot of controversy.

08/02/2012

Duluth Flooding 2012 June

Klobuchar: Flood Damage Is ‘Massive’

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar says the severity of flood damage in northeastern Minnesota is massive. Klobuchar toured flood-damaged parts of Duluth and the smaller towns of Proctor, Carlton and Moose Lake on Friday. She gave assurances that federal aid would be forthcoming.

06/22/2012

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Klobuchar To Get Minn. Dems’ Backing In Rochester

Thousands of Minnesota Democratic activists are gathered in Rochester for a relatively quiet state party convention.

06/02/2012

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Legislation Aimed At Synthetic Drugs Passes Senate

Legislation to ban some synthetic drugs has passed the U.S. Senate as part of a broader bill covering several pharmaceutical and medical issues.

05/24/2012

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Minn. Candidates Begin Filing To Run For Office

Candidates have begun filing to run for elected positions ranging from the Minnesota Legislature to the U.S. Congress.

05/22/2012

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Edina Company Giving Veterans A Chance

With all the service members coming back from war without jobs, efforts are underway to help them.

05/09/2012

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Klobuchar Signs On For Facebook Passwords Bill

Sen. Amy Klobuchar is cracking down on a topic that caused outrage on social media sites recently. Klobuchar is planning to co-sponsor a federal bill that would prohibit employers from asking for Facebook passwords.

05/03/2012

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Klobuchar Staffers Hold Meetings On 2012 Farm Bill

Staffers for Sen. Amy Klobuchar will be holding a series of regional meetings this week to get public input on the 2012 Farm Bill.

03/20/2012

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