Amy Klobuchar
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Amy Klobuchar

Democrat

United States Senator

Minnesota

Addresses

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Washington, D.C.
425 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC. 20510
Moorhead District Office
121 4th Street South
Moorhead, MN. 56560
Virginia District Office
Olcott Plaza, Room 105 820 9th Street North
Virginia, MN. 55792
Rochester District Office
1130 1/2 7th Street Northwest Room 212
Rochester, MN. 55901
Minneapolis District Office
1200 Washington Avenue South, Room 250
Minneapolis, MN. 55415
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Amy Klobuchar

United States Senator
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61
Years of Age
15
Years of Experience
MNResidence (state)

Amy Jean Klobuchar (KLOH-bə-shar; born May 25, 1960) is an American lawyer and politician serving as the senior United States senator from Minnesota, a seat she has held since 2007. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), Minnesota's affiliate of the Democratic Party, she previously served as the Hennepin County attorney. Born in Plymouth, Minnesota, Klobuchar is a graduate of Yale University and the University of Chicago Law School. She was a partner at two Minneapolis law firms before being elected county attorney for Hennepin County in 1998, making her responsible for all criminal prosecution in Minnesota's most populous county. Klobuchar was first elected to the Senate in 2006, becoming Minnesota's first elected female United States senator, and was reelected in 2012 and 2018. In 2009 and 2010, she was described as a "rising star" in the Democratic Party.She announced her candidacy for the Democratic nomination for president of the United States in the 2020 election on February 10, 2019; on March 2, 2020, she suspended her campaign and endorsed Joe Biden. In 2021, she became the chair of the Senate Rules Committee.

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Experience

Education

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University of Chicago Law School
Juris Doctor
1985
Yale University
Bachelor of Arts
1982
Wayzata High School

Past Positions

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Chair of Steering Committee
Democratic Leadership, United States Senate
2015 - Current
Senator
United States Senate, Minnesota
2006 - Current
County Attorney
Hennepin County
1999 - 2006
Partner
Gray, Plant, and Mooty
1993 - 1998
Attorney
Dorsey & Whitney
1985 - 1993
Former Chief Prosecutor
Hennepin County
Former Legal Advisor
Walter Mondale

Other Experience

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Member
President's Export Council
Current
Former Associate Editor
University of Chicago Law Review
Former President
Minnesota County Attorneys Association
Former Co-Chair
Medical Device Caucus, United States Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Livestock, Marketing, and Agriculture Security, United States Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Conservation, Forestry, and Natural Resources, United States Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Nutrition, Agricultural Research, and Specialty Crops, United States Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Manufacturing, Trade, and Consumer Protection, United States Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Transportation and Safety, United States Senate
Former Member
Joint Committee on the Library, United States Congress
Former Member
Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation and the Internet, United States Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security, United States Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security, United States Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security, United States Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Security, United States Senate

Campaign Funding

2018
2016
2014
2012
20
18
$10,681,536
Total Raised
$9,393,245
Total Spent
$3,935,477
Cash on Hand
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics