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Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.

Senator (2nd term)

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Biography

Leadership: Democratic Steering & Coordination Committee Chairwoman
Political Highlights: Hennepin County attorney, 1999-2007
Born: May 25, 1960; Plymouth, Minn.
Residence: Minneapolis
Religion: Congregationalist
Family: Husband, John Bessler; one child
Education: Yale U., B.A. 1982; U. of Chicago, J.D. 1985
Elected: 2006
Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry (Conservation, Forestry & Natural Resources; Livestock, Marketing & Agriculture Security; Rural Development & Energy); Commerce, Science & Transportation (Aviation Operations, Safety & Security; Communications, Technology, Innovation & the Internet; Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance & Data Security; Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine); Judiciary (Antitrust, Competition Policy & Consumer Rights - Ranking Member; Border Security and Immigration; Crime & Terrorism; Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts); Rules & Administration; Joint Economic; Joint Library; Joint Printing

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Democrat
House Seniority: 20th ranked Senate Democrat
State Clout: Minnesota is 35th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

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