Top Issues: Jobs & Economy; Rural Communities; Environment; Health Care; National Security; Civil Rights
Committee Assignments: Chair: Rules and Administration; Library; Subcommittee on Competition Policy, Antitrust, and Consumer Rights; Committees: Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry; Commerce, Science and Transportation; Judiciary; Printing; Economic; Subcommittees: Conservation, Climate, Forestry, and Natural Resources; Food and Nutrition, Specialty Crops, Organics, and Research; Rural Development and Energy; Communications, Media, and Broadband; Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security; Surface Transportation, Maritime, Freight, and Ports; Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion; Criminal Justice and Counterterrorism; Immigration, Citizenship, and Border Safety; Privacy, Technology, and the Law
Major Legislation: Freedom to Vote Act; Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Reauthorization Act; Competition and Antitrust Law Enforcement Reform Act
Election Outlook: Cook Political Race rating: Solid D.
Sen. Klobuchar is not expected to face a serious general election challenger, though a long-shot candidate could always emerge in Minnesota, which is heavily Republican outside of the Twin Cities region. But Republicans aren’t likely to recruit in this race when winning next door in Montana is a much easier bet.
Years in Office: 2007-present
Former Elected Offices: Attorney, Hennepin County
Education: BA, Political Science, Yale University; JD, University of Chicago
Did you know?
Amy’s senior thesis at Yale—Uncovering the Dome, a history of the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome—was published as a book and has been taught in college courses