Amy Klobuchar

Democrat for MN-US Senate

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

Profession: Lawyer

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