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Amy Klobuchar

  1. vision 2020
    Intelligencer Chat: Are Democrats Too Nervous to Nominate a Woman?The trauma of 2016 may have given rise to a cautious way of looking at 2020.
  2. amy klobuchar
    Amy Klobuchar Questioned for ‘Tough on Crime’ Record As ProsecutorHow she treats staff is now just one of multiple criticisms of the candidate’s idea of “toughness.”
  3. vision 2020
    Klobuchar’s Alleged Staff Abuse Won’t Scare Vladimir PutinThe senator tried to put a positive spin reports that she’s “tough” on staff, but that doesn’t have much to do with competence on the world stage.
  4. vision 2020
    Heartland Progressive Sherrod Brown Won’t Run for President in 2020He was invisible in the polls, but Brown was widely thought to have potential as a progressive who appealed to white working-class voters.
  5. vision 2020
    Obama’s Call for Bipartisanship Failed. Why Do 2020 Dems Think They’ll Succeed?Candidates like Bernie Sanders seem to think they’ll get Republicans to go along with their agenda, though Obama couldn’t. They’ll need a plan B.
  6. 2020 elections
    Former Staffers Write Open Letter Defending Amy KlobucharThe Minnesota senator’s alleged mistreatment of staff has been the subject of numerous recent reports.
  7. vision 2020
    Klobuchar’s Alleged Staff Mistreatment Is a Valid Concern for American WorkersExamining the senator’s treatment of her staff isn’t sexist, it’s a key question for those looking for a president who takes labor rights seriously.
  8. power
    How Exactly Do You Eat a Salad With a Comb?A disturbing anecdote about Amy Klobuchar is raising questions.
  9. filibuster
    Democrats Should Trust Democracy and Resolve to Kill the FilibusterA lot of Democratic senators running for president won’t challenge the filibuster. That’s a problem for Democrats.
  10. 2020 elections
    All We Know About How Amy Klobuchar Allegedly Treats Her StaffDisturbing allegations of staff mistreatment against Klobuchar have emerged, including claims she routinely threw objects at and berated employees.
  11. 2020 elections
    Amy Klobuchar Enters the 2020 Presidential RaceThe Democratic senator from Minnesota joins the crowded 2020 race.
  12. 2020 presidential election
    Joe Biden May Be the Last Hurrah for Moderate DemocratsBarring a Biden nomination, the time seems ripe for progressives to take the wheel in the Democratic Party, and for moderates to fall in line.
  13. 2020 presidential election
    Report: Senator Amy Klobuchar’s Staff Mistreatment Goes Back a DecadeIt’s unclear how much fallout this will create for Klobuchar, who promoted the self-branding “Minnesota Nice” in her memoir The Senator Next Door.
  14. 2020 presidential election
    Report: Likely Presidential Candidate Klobuchar Mistreated Her StaffDo rumors about her conduct toward staff reflect sexist double standards, or evidence that’s she not so Minnesota Nice?
  15. 2020 presidential election
    2020 Candidates Carry Heavy Baggage, and Trump Is Sure to Exploit ThatToday’s harsh intraparty criticism, most recently aimed at Kamala Harris, will become fodder for Trump’s war on his eventual 2020 opponent.
  16. 2020 presidential election
    What ‘Lanes’ Will the 2020 Democratic Candidates Run In?In a field this large and complicated, it will be tempting to imagine sub-primaries to winnow the numbers. But it may not work out that way.
  17. vision 2020
    Potential 2020 Candidates Continue to Play Coy“I’m thinking about it,” said everyone.
  18. the national interest
    Senator Dick Durbin Wishes Trump Could Appoint Even More JudgesDemocrats believe things would be better if they had allowed Republicans to keep more judicial vacancies for Trump to fill.
  19. 6 New Midterm Polls You’ll Want to SeeBarn-burners in Wisconsin and Texas, a GOP governor in trouble in Illinois, and other numbers from the campaign trail.
  20. goals
    Senator Amy Klobuchar Once Raised $17,000 From Ex-BoyfriendsAn important message for the record-breaking number of women running for office.
  21. Vulnerable Democratic Senators Mostly Above Water; a Wave Could Keep Them ThereApproval ratio numbers for senators show a predictable erosion of support for Democrats running in red states. But they’re hanging in there.
  22. We Should Take Oprah 2020 Seriously, But Not LiterallyThe minute Oprah Winfrey becomes a politician, she’ll lose altitude, but she’d start from lofty heights.
  23. 2018 Could Be a Wave Election for Female Governors, TooIt looks like an unprecedented number of women — and especially Democratic women — could be elected to governorships in 2018.
  24. politics
    Ivanka Trump Adds ‘Stop Human Trafficking’ to Her To-do ListWhile her dad traveled, Ivanka took over.
  25. politics
    Progressive Women Test the Waters for 2020Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar, and Kamala Harris made an early stab at addressing swing voters.
  26. God Help Us, Iowa’s 2020 Presidential Contest Is Already UnderwayEver-anxious about their first-in-the-nation status yet happy to leverage it, Iowans lean into another caucus cycle.
  27. oops
    Senator Taking Inauguration Selfie Identified As ‘Woman’SFGate neglected to identify the senator, who was taking a photo with her male colleagues.
  28. Why Cory Booker’s Midnight Vote on Drug Importation Is Getting So Much AttentionTo the alarm of progressives, he is apparently bending to the interests of wealthy donors even as he is rising to Democratic stardom.
  29. politics
    Democrats Want a Woman on the 2016 TicketWith or without Hillary.
  30. bathrooms full of binders
    ‘Historic’ Traffic Jam in Senate Women’s BathroomWe’re gonna need another stall. 
  31. Senator Spends 40 Seconds at Kagan Hearings Talking About Twilight for Some ReasonElena Kagan doesn’t care for it at all.