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Amy Klobuchar's Public Statements on Issue: Entitlements and the Safety Net

Full Name: Amy Klobuchar
Office: U.S. Senate (MN) - Sr, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: John; 1 Child: Abigail
Birth Date: 05/25/1960
Birth Place: Plymouth, MN
Home City: Minneapolis, MN
Religion: Congregationalist
Date Title
Issue Position: Preserving the Guarantee of Social Security
June 9, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Investigate Evidence of Criminal Wrongdoing at VA Medical Facilities
June 3, 2014 Klobuchar Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Boost Accountability in VA System
Feb. 4, 2014 Repealing Section 403 of the Bipartisan Budget Act
Feb. 3, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Jan. 30, 2014 After Push from Klobuchar, Franken, and Baldwin, Administration Will Release Emergency LIHEAP Funds to Help Families During Ongoing Propane Shortage
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius - Release Additional Emergency LIHEAP Funds to Help Families During Ongoing Propane Shortage
Jan. 27, 2014 Klobuchar: Farm Bill Conference Report Will Finally Give Minnesota Farmers and Producers the Support and Certainty They Need
Jan. 22, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken: Increased Heating Assistance for Seniors and Families Included in Bipartisan Spending Bill
Jan. 7, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act -- Motion To Proceed -- Continued
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Republican Leader McConnell, Chairman Baucus, and Ranking Member Hatch - Urge Reauthorization of Unemployment Insurance
Oct. 25, 2013 Redwood Falls Gazette - Klobuchar Pushes to Pass Farm Bill
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Push for LIHEAP Funding
Aug. 22, 2013 Letter to Chairman Max Baucus and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch, Senate Finance Committee - Rural Hospitals
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Jeanne Lambrew, Deputy Assistant to the President for Health Policy - Health Care Cost Savings
Dec. 3, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Unemployment Insurance Programs
July 26, 2012 Sens. Franken and Klobuchar Push Measure to Ensure Disabled Pensioners Can Access Benefits Without Penalty
Aug. 11, 2011 Kohl Lauds GAO Recommendations to Improve Oversight of Guardians
May 14, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Privatizing Medicare
May 5, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare
March 31, 2011 Sens. Klobuchar, Franken Announce Report Showing Pension Oversight Corporation Seriously Erred with Nat'l Steel Pension Plans
March 10, 2011 Continuing Appropriations
July 21, 2010 Klobuchar: Minnesotans Will Receive Extension of Federal Unemployment Benefits
April 5, 2010 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
Sept. 24, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Virginia's Model of Medicare
Nov. 20, 2008 Klobuchar Fights for Workers During Struggling Economy
Sept. 18, 2008 Fox New "Fox News Live" - Transcripts
July 15, 2008 Senator Klobuchar Votes to Override President's Veto of Medicare
Feb. 29, 2008 Klobuchar Demands that HHS Revise Funding Rule for Crucial State Medical Services
Feb. 26, 2008 Klobuchar Secures Amendment to Support State Medical Services
Feb. 14, 2008 Klobuchar Secures Amendment to Support State Medical Services
Oct. 31, 2007 Senators Mikulski and Klobuchar Introduce Americans Giving Care to Elders (AGE) Act
June 18, 2007 Letter to Senator Max Baucus, Chairman, Senate Finance Committee and Senator Charles Grassley, Ranking Member, Senate Finance Committee
March 26, 2007 Letter To HELP Committee Chairman Edward M. Kennedy
Jan. 4, 2007 Amy Klobuchar Sworn In As Minnesota's New U.S. Senator; Pledges to Fight for Change in Washington
Dec. 18, 2006 U.S. Senator-Elect Amy Klobuchar Announces Ethics Reform Priorities and Her Own Ethics Policy
Aug. 29, 2006 Klobuchar reveals Plan to Battle Wasteful spendinhg
March 17, 2005 U.S. Senate Candidate Amy Klobuchar Announcement Speech
Jan. 1, 1 Klobuchar Sounds Alarm on Republicans' Fiscal Mismanagement
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Seniors
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Honoring Our Troops & Veterans
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Agriculture & Rural Communities
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