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Had Good News
Nov 18, 2021 12:42 AM CST
Amy Klobuchar's 6-Month Follow-Up Had Good News
Minnesota senator is cancer-free
Amy Klobuchar is cancer-free. The Democratic senator tweeted Wednesday that following her recent six-month "post-cancer" check-up, "everything was clear." After expressing gratitude to her family, friends, doctors, and nurses, she ended the post by reminding her followers to schedule their mammograms,
Jan 3, 2021 9:55 AM CST
Pence Backs GOP Effort to Invalidate Biden's Win
Vice president, who will be presiding, 'welcomes the efforts' of congressional Republicans
- The Republicans in Congress hoping to throw out President-elect Joe Biden's election victory this week still don't have enough votes—or evidence—to do that, but they'll evidently have the support of the official at the microphone. Vice President Mike Pence, who will be presiding over the...
to Free Myon Burrell
Dec 16, 2020 9:45 AM CST
Minnesota Decides to Free Myon Burrell
The 34-year-old was sentenced to life as a juvenile
- A Black Minnesota man sent to prison for life as a teenager took his first steps of freedom Tuesday to the sound of ringing bells and cheering family members and supporters, hours after a pardons board commuted his sentence in a high-profile murder case. Myon Burrell's prosecution and harsh...
Klobuchar Withdraws From
VP Consideration. Here's Why
Jun 19, 2020 6:27 AM CDT
Klobuchar Withdraws From VP Consideration. Here's Why
She says Joe Biden should choose a woman of color
- Now is not the time for Amy Klobuchar to be the vice presidential candidate. That's why the senator from Minnesota has officially pulled her name from consideration as Joe Biden's running mate, NBC News reports. "America must seize on the moment and I truly believe—as I...
I Should Have
May 29, 2020 4:39 PM CDT
Klobuchar: I Should Have Handled Police Cases Differently
As prosecutor, she passed on making decision on charges, sending cases to grand juries
- With Joe Biden considering her for his running mate, Sen. Amy Klobuchar is being questioned about her record. That includes her tenure as a prosecutor in Minneapolis. In her seven years, Klobuchar handled cases not unlike the one tearing apart the city now. When presented with cases against police officers...
May 24, 2020 9:11 AM CDT
Not Klobuchar, Minority Activists Tell Biden
The senator, under consideration for VP, has little support from minority leaders or voters
- Sen. Amy Klobuchar has many qualities Joe Biden is looking for in a running mate. She's experienced and aligned with the former vice president on the issues. They get along and didn't have any ugly clashes during the primaries and debates. But she won't help him beat...
'Invasive' Process for VP
Vetting Has Apparently Begun
May 22, 2020 8:50 AM CDT
'Invasive' Process for VP Vetting Has Apparently Begun
Amy Klobuchar has reportedly been asked to consent to the scrutiny
- Joe Biden promised during a primary debate in March that he would pick a woman to be his running mate if he became the Democratic nominee for president. That "invasive" process—Biden's words—is reportedly about to begin in earnest. Sources tell CBS News that Minnesota Sen....
in case you missed it
Apr 25, 2020 10:31 AM CDT
VP Pick Illustrates Democrats' Big 2020 Question
Politico: Should Democrats focus on white, working class voters or push for minority vote?
- For those still keeping track, chalk up another state victory for Joe Biden. The presumptive nominee won Wyoming's mail-in Democratic primary, the party said Sunday. Biden got 72% of the vote to Bernie Sanders' 28%, giving him 10 of the state's pledged delegates to Sanders' four, reports the...
Apr 16, 2020 9:45 AM CDT
Here's Why Joe Biden Should Pick Amy Klobuchar
For one thing, she's 'ideologically simpatico'
- Oddsmakers like Kamala Harris . Elizabeth Warren has made clear she'd be open to a spot on the ticket. But at the
, David Byler lays out the case for Amy Klobuchar to be Joe Biden's pick for vice president. Yes, an all-white ticket isn't ideal in...
Amy Klobuchar's Husband
Mar 23, 2020 11:00 AM CDT
Amy Klobuchar's Husband Has Coronavirus
He's hospitalized, and senator says she's not infected
- The coronavirus has made its closest strike yet to the 2020 election. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, recently departed from the race , announced Monday that her husband has tested positive for the disease, reports the Hill . In an essay at Medium , Klobuchar said she herself is not infected. She and her husband,...
Amy Klobuchar Ends
2020 Run, Will Back Biden
Mar 2, 2020 12:37 PM CST
Amy Klobuchar Ends 2020 Run, Will Back Biden
Minnesota senator calls it quits
- Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar ended her Democratic presidential campaign on Monday and will endorse rival Joe Biden in an effort to unify moderate voters behind the former vice president's White House bid, per the AP . She is flying to Dallas and plans to join Biden at his rally Monday...
'Got to Go'
Mar 2, 2020 9:45 AM CST
Klobuchar Rally Nixed After Protest: She's 'Got to Go'
Minnesota senator still facing criticism about a murder case from 17 years ago
- After a weekend in which Tom Steyer and Pete Buttigieg both dropped out of the 2020 race, Amy Klobuchar is hanging tough. But the Minnesota senator bowed out of a campaign rally in her home state at the last minute after protesters stormed the stage before it commenced, with the...
Winners, Losers From
the Democratic Debate
Feb 26, 2020 6:44 AM CST
Winners, Losers From the Democratic Debate
Biden had the good night he needed, analysts say
- Tuesday night's Democratic debate in Charleston, SC, was a raucous affair—so much so that Vox declares chaos to be the only true winner. In the last debate before the state's Saturday primary—and Super Tuesday—candidates desperate for speaking time talked over each other and shouted at...
Sanders Faces Onslaught
in South Carolina Debate
Feb 25, 2020 7:19 PM CST
Sanders Faces Onslaught in South Carolina Debate
7 candidates clashed in fiery debate
- Seven Democrats took part in a fiery debate in South Carolina on Tuesday night—one more than in last week's primary debate. Tom Steyer joined Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg, and Michael Bloomberg in the Charleston debate, co-hosted by CBS News and the Congressional...
Rivalry Is Getting Nasty
Feb 20, 2020 12:20 PM CST
Klobuchar, Buttigieg Rivalry Is Getting Nasty
These 2 really seem to dislike each other
- The rough night suffered by Michael Bloomberg has dominated post-debate coverage, but another aspect of the Democratic race is also coming into focus: Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg appear to genuinely dislike each other. The Minnesota senator and the former South Bend mayor clashed numerous times, and Klobuchar seemed to...
Debate Was a Brutal
Night for Bloomberg
Feb 20, 2020 6:40 AM CST
Debate Was a Brutal Night for Bloomberg
Warren praised for standout performance
- Viewers who watched the ninth Democratic presidential debate Wednesday night hoping to see fireworks would not have been disappointed. Anybody hoping for a strong performance from Michael Bloomberg, however, would probably have changed the channel before the end of the first hour. The billionaire made his presidential debate debut in...
Bloomberg a Major Target
in Las Vegas Debate
Feb 19, 2020 8:23 PM CST
Bloomberg a Major Target in Las Vegas Debate
Sanders, Warren slam former mayor's record
- Michael Bloomberg was on a Democratic presidential debate stage for the first time Wednesday night and he became a major target in the Las Vegas debate from the opening minutes onward—more so than frontrunner Bernie Sanders. Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Joe Biden, and Pete Buttigieg also took part in...
Amy Klobuchar on a Roll
Ahead of NH Vote
Feb 10, 2020 12:21 PM CST
Amy Klobuchar on a Roll Ahead of NH Vote
She's up to third place in polls
- Amy Klobuchar earned positive reviews for her debate performance Friday night , and she appears to be reaping the rewards. She's drawing her biggest crowds yet, she pulled in $3 million in donations in 48 hours after the debate, and, perhaps most significantly, she has risen to third place in...
Where We're at
in Iowa: 71% of
Results Are In
Feb 5, 2020 6:24 AM CST
Where We're at in Iowa: 71% of Results Are In
Buttigieg leads, with Sanders close behind
- Better late than never: The Iowa Democratic Party has released more results from Monday night's Democratic caucuses. After technical glitches with a mobile app used for reporting the results, not much has changed from Tuesday afternoon's rankings, when 62% of precincts had been reported. Per the
New York Times
2 Democrats for President
Jan 20, 2020 6:21 AM CST
New York Times
Endorses 2 Democrats for President
'May the best woman win'
- Instead of picking a side in the Democratic Party's centrists versus progressives debate, the
New York Times
editorial board has chosen to endorse two candidates. "May the best woman win," they write, giving the nod to Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren. On the progressive side, they...
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