AMY KLOBUCHAR

MN Sen. Klobuchar Says Doctors Need to Change Opioid Prescribing Habits in CNN Town Hall

MANCHESTER, N.H. – Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar referenced the late singer Prince in saying that doctors need to change the prescribing habits of opioids in the United States. At a CNN town hall in New Hampshire on Monday night, Klobuchar says her state still hasn’t gotten over the 2016 death of Prince, one of Minnesota’s most famous residents. He died of…

Sen. Amy Klobuchar Announces Bid for 2020 Presidential Campaign

Moorhead Mayor Jonathan Judd was among the many speakers there

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar is officially trying to make her next home the White House. KVRR’s Danielle Church tells us what voters have to say about the senator’s decision to start a presidential campaign. She may be the first Minnesota woman elected into the U.S. Senate, but now Sen. Amy Klobuchar is trying to take on an even…

Sen. Amy Klobuchar to make ‘major’ announcement Sunday

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar revealed she will be making a “major” announcement this weekend. ‘She plans to make her announcement on Sunday at Boom Island Park in Minneapolis. The event will be open to the public starting at 1 p.m. with the program beginning at 1:35 p.m. In a live interview on MSNBC, Klobuchar said she will be announcing her…

Sen. Klobuchar Says Farm Bill Adds New Provisions for Issues Farmers are Facing

WASHINGTON – Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar says it’s important to get a farm bill done because the difficult time farmers are going through. The Democrat believes farmers are facing a lot because of tariffs, volatility in the dairy market and low commodity prices. Klobuchar says the new farm bill, which has been agreed to in principal between House and Senate leaders,…

LIVE: The Midterm Impact Going Forward

MSUM Political Science Professor Breaks Down Impact of Key Races Going Forward

  MSUM Political Science Professor Dr. Barbara Headrick does a postmortem on the 2018 midterm election. First, she talks about a possible future presidential run for Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar, who cruised to re-election amid a rising national profile. Then she discusses the impact abuse allegations had on a Keith Ellison’s narrow victory in the Minnesota Secretary of State race….

Big Night For Kevin Cramer, Kelly Armstrong, Amy Klobuchar, Tina Smith and Tim Walz

Cramer Defeats U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp, Klobuchar and Smith Have Easy Wins Over Republican Challengers

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption BISMARCK, ND — Rep. Kevin Cramer, a three-term congressman, is heading to the U.S. Senate. Cramer defeated Democratic U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp in a race that was close before Heitkamp’s decision not to vote for President Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. Cramer won by double-digits over Heitkamp and says he decided to…

Three of Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s Opioid Bills Signed Into Law

WASHINGTON – President Trump signs three of Minnesota Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar’s bills to combat the opioid epidemic. The Synthetic Abuse and Labeling of Toxic Substances Act introduced with Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina makes it easier to prosecute selling analogue drugs similar to illegal ones. The Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention Act introduced with Republican Ohio Sen. Rob…

Amy Klobuchar & Jim Newberger Face Off in MN Senate Race

Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar will face GOP State Rep. Jim Newberger of Becker in the race for Senate in the November election. Klobuchar is one of Minnesota’s most popular politicians, winning her first two terms by at least 20 percentage points. She has been mentioned as a possible presidential candidate in 2020. Newberger, a paramedic beat three other candidates Tuesday….

Senate Agriculture Committee Set to Vote on the Farm Bill

WASHINGTON – The Senate Agriculture Committee releases a bipartisan farm bill proposal. Democratic Minnesota Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are both on the Ag Committee. Klobuchar says the bill protects nutrition assistance programs and Smith adds it protects the sugar program. The House Farm Bill failed last month when the conservative members blocked it over an unrelated immigration bill. The…

Dakota Co. Judge nominated as next U.S. Attorney of MN

Erica MacDonaldWASHINGTON, DC – President Trump has nominated Minnesota Judge Erica MacDonald to be the state’s next U.S. Attorney. MacDonald has been a Dakota County Judge since 2009. She also has eight years of experience as Minnesota’s Assistant U.S. Attorney. Senator Amy Klobuchar calls MacDonald “A dedicated public servant who is well–qualified to serve as Minnesota’s next U.S. Attorney.” MacDonald’s…