Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar Running for President

Cheryl Sanders
February 12, 2019

While that message is consistent across the growing roster of Democratic presidential candidates, Klobuchar stands out as a well-known Midwestern candidate in a state that has traditionally voted blue, but also has seen a decline in Democratic support over the last three presidential elections.

While she did not mention President Donald Trump by name, she said the country is exhausted of what she called "foreign policy by tweet" and said Americans are "worn down by the petty and vicious nature of our politics".

The announcement came days after national media outlets published stories casting Klobuchar as a boss who was overly tough on staff members who shared their stories anonymously. Her defenders say she is simply someone who demands excellence, and that the allegations against her would not be made against a man.

Klobuchar added that the "sense of community is fracturing across our nation right now, worn down by the petty and vicious nature of our politics".

"We are exhausted of the shutdowns and the showdowns, of the gridlock and the grandstanding". Today on this snowy island, we say enough is enough. "Not by wallowing over what's wrong, but by marching inexorably toward what's right", the Senator said.

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Ms Klobuchar was asked about the reports of high staff turnover and the loss of potential staff for the presidential campaign she announced in Minneapolis.

Speakers at the announcement event included DFL Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and Sen.

"I am running for every parent who wants a better world for their kids". "And I promise you this: As your president, I will look you in the eye".

The 58-year-old enters an increasingly crowded field of Democrats competing to challenge President Donald Trump.

Klobuchar is already scheduled to speak February 21 in Iowa, the site of the nation's first caucuses on the nominating calendar.

She criticized the administration of President Donald Trump, taking aim at government shutdowns and gridlocks. "She's vague and vacuous on all the big issues facing our country", Carnahan said. Some pushed back and questioned whether those making the accusations "were falling for sexist stereotypes about female leaders with high standards".

Klobuchar and others have credited those wins to Klobuchar's efforts to get to each of the state's 87 counties on a regular basis and to her ability win over GOP voters. For every senior who wants affordable prescription drugs.

Klobuchar fired back, saying she's "Looking forward to debating you about climate change (and many other issues)".

Ms Klobuchar dismissed reports that she is hard to work for, saying she has high expectations for the people who work for her.

"We're starting in Wisconsin because as you remember there wasn't a lot of campaigning in Wisconsin in 2016". Kavanaugh later apologized to Klobuchar, whose father is an alcoholic. "I am so excited, and she's a fabulous woman I can get behind". "I think it's cool that there are more women candidates running for president".

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Former vice president Joe Biden is known to be weighing a candidacy, and former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke has said he will announce his plans this month.

"It's a very unfortunate way to start a presidential campaign", Iowa Democratic strategist Jerry Crawford told Politico.

"Minnesotans in the red counties and the blue counties and all the counties in between know that Amy, she shows up".

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