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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

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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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Upper St. Anthony Lock Touted As Carp Blocker

Federal and state leaders are highlighting the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam in downtown Minneapolis as a crucial barrier for stopping Asian carp’s advance up the Mississippi River.

03/12/2012

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Franken’s 2nd Hotdish Off Ends In Bipartisan Tie

If any political pundits were hoping to use the results of this year’s Minnesota hotdish contest as any sort of bellwether for the upcoming 2012 elections, they may be disappointed to hear the event ended in a tie.

03/07/2012

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Shortage Of Drugs For Kids With Leukemia Averted

A potential shortage of medication intended for children with Leukemia has apparently been averted.

02/16/2012

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Klobuchar Unveils $10M Interchange For Downtown Mpls.

Sen. Amy Klobuchar revealed details for a new transportation interchange in downtown Minneapolis Thursday morning, as well as a way to help pay for it.

12/22/2011

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Farm Bill Leads Agenda For Minnesota Farmers Union

The 2012 Farm Bill and farm policy lead the agenda for next weekend’s Minnesota Farmers Union convention.

11/12/2011

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Minn.’s Senators Support Debt Deal Signed By Obama

Minnesota Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken have voted for emergency legislation allowing the government to borrow more money and avoid a U.S. government default.

08/02/2011

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Minn.’s Ellison A ‘No’ On Debt Deal; Franken Yes

A deficit-reduction deal headed for a critical vote in Congress lost support Monday from the left and right ends of Minnesota’s congressional delegation, with both Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison and Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann opposed.

08/01/2011

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