Minnesota Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar has been dodging questions about a 2020 presidential campaign for months now. Once she planned an event for Sunday afternoon…
Minnesota Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar has been dodging questions about a 2020 presidential campaign for months now. Once she planned an event for Sunday afternoon in Minnesota this weekend, many anticipated that she would finally be confirming she was joining the pack to try to win the Democratic nomination and that’s just what she did.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar gathered hearty Minnesotans in the Twin Cities on a cold, snowy Sunday afternoon to confirm what her supporters had been hoping to hear from her for months. Klobuchar said that she is running for president and she now joins a crowded field of others who have also formally announced their campaigns.
As WCCO details, Klobuchar served as the Hennepin County Attorney in Minneapolis before running for the Senate. She stepped in to run for Mark Dayton’s seat as he left the Senate in 2006 and she beat Republican candidate Mark Kennedy by 20 points.
Klobuchar ran for her second term in 2012, beating Republican Kurt Bills by nearly 35 points.

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