Senator Amy Klobuchar's Public Statements


Full Name: Amy Klobuchar
Current Office: U.S. Senate - 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
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Issue Position: Ethics Issue Postion: Education Issue Position - Amy Speaks Out on the Issues Issue Position: National Guard & Reserves Issue Position: Middle Class Opportunity Issue Position - Growing Our Economy: Delivering Prosperity for All Issue Position - Conserving Our Air, Water & Land Issue Position - Securing our Nation and Changing Course in Iraq Issue Position: Preserving the Guarantee of Social Security Issue Position - Honoring Our Veterans Issue Position - Supporting Education: Opening the Door to Opportunity Issue Position: Agriculture & Rural Communities Issue Position: Economy & Federal Budget Issue Position: Public Safety Issue Position: Seniors Issue Position: Environment & Conservation Issue Position: Veterans Issue Position - Securing Our Energy Future: Promoting Homegrown Resources Issue Position: Iraq Issue Position: Families & Children Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Homegrown & Renewable Energy Issue Position - Reforming Health Care: Cutting Costs, Expanding Access & Improving Quality Issue Position: National Security Issue Position - Promoting Strong Families: Giving Kids the Chance to Grow Up for Success in Life Issue Position - Demanding Accountability from Washington: Ethics Reform Issue Position - Keeping Our Communities Safe: Resources and Support for Public Safety 7/24/14 Klobuchar, Vitter, Wasserman Schultz, Ellmers Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Breast Cancer Awareness Among Young Women 7/23/14 Klobuchar, Wicker Bill to Help Improve the Lives of Patients with Muscular Dystrophy Passes Committee, Paving the Way for a Vote in the Full Senate 7/23/14 Senators Blunt, Klobuchar Applaud Committee Passage Of Bipartisan Bill To Reauthorize Brand USA 7/23/14 Klobuchar Continues Push to Pass Legislation to Increase Transparency in Political Spending by Special Interests 7/22/14 At Bipartisan Forum on Women and Addiction, Klobuchar Highlights Critical Tools in Fight Against Substance Abuse 7/22/14 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz: Administration Issues Disaster Declaration for Communities Impacted by Devastating Flooding 7/22/14 Klobuchar Joins the Shreya Dixit Memorial Foundation to Announce Bipartisan Legislation to Help Crack Down on Distracted Driving 7/22/14 Bipartisan Forum in U.S. Capitol Highlights Issues Facing Women Struggling with Addiction 7/22/14 Letter to Eric Holder, United States Attorney General, and Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission - Anti-Competitive Behavior of Big Oil Companies 7/22/14 The Des Moines Register - We Must Not Let Big Oil Bully Biofuels 7/21/14 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz: Disaster Loans Available for Small Businesses and Other Organizations Affected by Flooding in Rock, Murray, Nobles, and Pipestone Counties 7/20/14 FOX 9 - Distracted Driving: Klobuchar Seeks Easier Fund Access 7/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians 7/17/14 At Hearing on GM Recall, Klobuchar Pushes to Ensure that Families of Young Crash Victims Receive Justice 7/16/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC 7/16/14 Klobuchar Chairs Meeting with Businesses and Tourism Leaders About Importance of Boosting International Tourism and Reauthorizing Brand USA 7/16/14 Legislation Klobuchar Cosponsored to Legalize Cell Phone Unlocking Passes Senate, Heads to the House for Final Approval 7/15/14 Klobuchar Testifies Before International Trade Commission to Press for Crackdown on Korean Companies Dumping Steel in U.S. 7/14/14 Klobuchar, Leahy Introduce Legislation to Improve North Country Scenic Trail Route in Minnesota and Boost State Tourism 7/10/14 Legislation Klobuchar Cosponsored to Legalize Cell Phone Unlocking Passes Senate Judiciary Committee Unanimously 7/10/14 Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Authorization Act - Motion to Proceed - Continued 7/10/14 Klobuchar-Sponsored Constitutional Amendment to Allow Meaningful Campaign Finance Reform Passes Senate Judiciary Committ 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Major Disaster Declaration