AMY KLOBUCHAR

Sen. Klobuchar’s Presidential Campaign Stops in Fargo Committing to Unity

"To be home in Minnesota and North Dakota, as I've always said a river does not divide our two states, it brings us together," said Minnesota Senator, Amy Klobuchar

FARGO, N.D.– Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar is on her presidential campaign, making stops in Fargo and Moorhead. “To be home in Minnesota and North Dakota, as I’ve always said a river does not divide our two states, it brings us together,” said Minnesota Senator, Amy Klobuchar. Klobuchar focused her campaign in Fargo on bridging the divide between political parties to get…

Farmers Meet With Sen. Amy Klobuchar in Moorhead

Farmers voiced their concerns about how tariffs on agricultural products imported by China are straining them financially and mentally.

MOORHEAD, Minn.– Senator Klobuchar also stopped by Moorhead to discuss agriculture issues. Farmers voiced their concerns about how tariffs on agricultural products imported by China are straining them financially and mentally. Klobuchar hopes to find ways to strengthen the protections for Minnesota farmers and the renewable fuel standard. She is excited to expand the use of biofuel and rely less on…

USDA Plan Pays Farmers $16 Billion Amid China Trade War

WASHINGTON – The Department of Agriculture announces a plan to provide $16 billion to help farmers impacted by the trade war with China. It gives $14.5 billion in direct payments to producers covering commodities like soybeans, wheat, corn and canola. Nearly $1.5 billion will go toward buying surplus goods like beef, pork and poultry. The plan also gives $100 million toward…

Klobuchar During Town Hall: President Should Govern “From Opportunity & Not Chaos”

MILWAUKEE – Minnesota Senator and presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar strikes a contrast between herself and President Trump at a Fox News town hall. The Democrat says governing from the oval office should come from opportunity and not chaos. Klobuchar says that means seizing challenges and having solutions for real problems. That includes a workforce that shares in the economic prosperity she…

Klobuchar Explains Why She Doesn’t Support Free College in CNN Town Hall

MANCHESTER, N.H. Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar participates in her second CNN town hall during the 2020 election season. The Democrat touched on issues from high prescription drug prices to student debt. Klobuchar says she does not support free college for students like fellow presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren. She says she does have a plan when it comes to addressing…

Officials Brief MN Gov. Walz & Sen. Klobuchar on Flooding Concerns

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz and Sen. Amy Klobuchar hear from state and federal officials preparing for spring flooding. Emergency managers say the chances of flooding are high for major flooding on the state’s biggest rivers including the Red, Mississippi, Minnesota and St. Croix. “Right now it’s mostly some localized snowmelt. The main flooding event if you will is…

Rep. Peterson & Sen. Klobuchar Hope To Improve Child Care in Rural Areas With Bill

WASHINGTON – Minnesota Congressman Collin Peterson and Sen. Amy Klobuchar introduce a bill to address the shortage of affordable child care in rural areas. The Child Care Workforce and Facilities Act would provide grants to states to support the education and training of child care workers. It would also enhance retention or raise their pay. The bill has the approval of…

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…