Sen. Amy Klobuchar

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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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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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