@amyklobuchar


Link to Website          FOLLOWERS: 1.77M

Amy Klobuchar
15 hours ago:   Wednesday Oct 20 - 7:51pm
Happy birthday, Madam Vice President @KamalaHarris! https://t.co/jh4SMATaL3


Link to Image

Amy Klobuchar
17 hours ago:   Wednesday Oct 20 - 6:14pm
Or you could just fix your company. https://t.co/tvpu11ejgt

Amy Klobuchar
19 hours ago:   Wednesday Oct 20 - 3:42pm
If we can’t come together to even begin DEBATE on a bill that would defend Americans’ most fundamental right to vote, it’s clear we need to restore the Senate to a body that actually works for the people.

Amy Klobuchar
20 hours ago:   Wednesday Oct 20 - 2:33pm
No matter your state, no matter your zip code, you deserve equal access to the ballot box. That is the basis of our democracy.

Amy Klobuchar
22 hours ago:   Wednesday Oct 20 - 1:07pm
I think small businesses in America should have a shot to compete online. That’s the bottom line of our new legislation: to make sure Big Tech companies can’t use their dominance to push out the competition.

Amy Klobuchar
23 hours ago:   Wednesday Oct 20 - 11:58am
Today is the day we bring the Freedom to Vote Act to the Senate floor. It’s time to stand up for what’s right. It’s time to protect the vote.

Amy Klobuchar
1 day ago:   Tuesday Oct 19 - 9:22pm
Tomorrow I will vote to begin debate on the Freedom to Vote Act. Our democracy is on the line.

Amy Klobuchar
1 day ago:   Tuesday Oct 19 - 7:37pm
How can we tackle climate change, create jobs in rural communities AND lower gas prices? By making sure biofuel investments are included in the Build Back Better plan.

Amy Klobuchar
1 day ago:   Tuesday Oct 19 - 5:48pm
Now is the time to make your voice heard. Let your Senator know — it’s time to pass the Freedom to Vote Act.

Amy Klobuchar
1 day ago:   Tuesday Oct 19 - 3:20pm
Big tech companies shouldn’t be able to use the information they collect on small businesses that sell on their platforms to create copy cat products and box out competition. This hurts our economy and raises prices for YOU. Now is the time for Congress to act. https://t.co/ft2YWgy6Y9

Amy Klobuchar
1 day ago:   Tuesday Oct 19 - 1:30pm
Proud to support @Tim_Walz and @peggyflanagan as they kick off their re-election campaign today. We need their leadership more than ever. Let’s get this done, Minnesota! https://t.co/DUZjhDblmI

Amy Klobuchar
2 days ago:   Tuesday Oct 19 - 11:10am
No election worker should fear for their safety just because they’re doing their job. https://t.co/V8prCddans

Amy Klobuchar
2 days ago:   Monday Oct 18 - 8:55pm
Climate change is an existential threat. We must act now.

Amy Klobuchar
2 days ago:   Monday Oct 18 - 7:12pm
We must invest in community college and apprenticeship programs that will let people have meaningful work and support their families.

Amy Klobuchar
2 days ago:   Monday Oct 18 - 5:52pm
In America, any business should have a fair shot at succeeding. Today @ChuckGrassley and I are introducing a bill to stop tech companies from squashing competition and raising prices for consumers.

Amy Klobuchar
2 days ago:   Monday Oct 18 - 2:15pm
No matter your zip code, you should have equal access to the ballot box. The Freedom to Vote Act will set basic national standards to make sure all Americans can cast their ballots in the way that works best for them. We have to get this done.

Amy Klobuchar
3 days ago:   Monday Oct 18 - 11:30am
Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness for young women. Lives are at risk. Those are the stakes here. https://t.co/oBdu7fc7tw

Amy Klobuchar
3 days ago:   Monday Oct 18 - 9:00am
Colin Powell never quit serving when he retired from the military and government. He devoted so much to our nation’s children with America’s Promise. Our prayers are with his wife Alma and their family. 🙏 https://t.co/Os30oB2uXI

Amy Klobuchar
3 days ago:   Sunday Oct 17 - 6:45pm
The @Vikings just like to make it exciting to the end. Congrats team!

Amy Klobuchar
3 days ago:   Sunday Oct 17 - 5:39pm
In the first round of payments alone, the child tax credit pulled 3 million kids out of poverty. Let’s make it permanent.

Amy Klobuchar
3 days ago:   Sunday Oct 17 - 3:40pm
Watch Mayor @melvincarter3 #RunThru ! St. Paul Remember to vote Nov 2! https://t.co/kHEIOJ1z2l

Amy Klobuchar
3 days ago:   Sunday Oct 17 - 3:02pm
Mayor Carter shows us that Saint Paul has overcome a lot and accomplished even more. In two weeks Saint Paul voters can give Melvin another four years to do even more. Good luck, Mayor! https://t.co/kHEIOJ1z2l

Amy Klobuchar
4 days ago:   Sunday Oct 17 - 11:27am
It’s time for the Senate to do what’s right and stand up for our democracy. Let’s pass the Freedom to Vote Act.

Amy Klobuchar
4 days ago:   Saturday Oct 16 - 7:34pm
It shouldn’t have to be this complicated. Codify Roe. https://t.co/Ewefy6uWi2

Amy Klobuchar
4 days ago:   Saturday Oct 16 - 5:22pm
Climate change is an existential threat. Yesterday I joined @SecGranholm and @TinaSmithMN and MN leaders in St. Paul to discuss the immediate action needed to reduce emissions. https://t.co/Gr9JXygUvP

Amy Klobuchar
4 days ago:   Saturday Oct 16 - 3:20pm
What’s one thing Americans overwhelmingly support? Letting Medicare negotiate lower drug prices for our seniors.

Amy Klobuchar
4 days ago:   Saturday Oct 16 - 1:42pm
No one should spend more on child care than their mortgage payment each month.

Amy Klobuchar
5 days ago:   Saturday Oct 16 - 9:44am
Parents read this: Facebook’s motive is to keep your kids on their app 3-4 hours a day! NYT new reporting: Docs show execs were concerned when “Teen time spent” dipped. “That was alarming because Instagram relied on teenagers to spend 3 to 4 hours a day on the app…”

Amy Klobuchar
5 days ago:   Friday Oct 15 - 3:45pm
Politicians should get elected because of their ideas, not based on who drew the maps. https://t.co/v0YeQfe7yA

Amy Klobuchar
5 days ago:   Friday Oct 15 - 12:03pm
Next Wednesday, the Senate will vote to proceed on the Freedom to Vote Act. Passing this bill is consequential to defending our democracy.

Amy Klobuchar
6 days ago:   Thursday Oct 14 - 9:29pm
The threats to our democracy are real, and they are not going away. There’s simply no other choice: we have to protect one of the most fundamental rights we have as Americans. I will not stop pushing for a national voting rights bill until we get it done.

Amy Klobuchar
6 days ago:   Thursday Oct 14 - 7:30pm
I have so much to be thankful for after my successful breast cancer treatment, especially the doctors and nurses at @MayoClinic who took such great care of me. Great to be in Rochester today to spread the word about the importance of health screenings and early detection. https://t.co/bygjGDVSbg


Link to Image

Amy Klobuchar
6 days ago:   Thursday Oct 14 - 3:30pm
There are real dangers on platforms like Instagram and Facebook for kids and teens. Today I met with Minnesota families to hear from them about their concerns around the content pushed to their kids and how these platforms are using their data. https://t.co/eqjbyHXZOJ


Link to Image

Amy Klobuchar
6 days ago:   Thursday Oct 14 - 11:51am
I'm on the side of America's seniors, not Big Pharma. It’s time to let Medicare negotiate for lower drug prices.

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 14 - 9:22am
When dominant tech companies exclude rivals & kill competition, it hurts small businesses and can increase costs for YOU. My new bipartisan legislation with @ChuckGrassley will establish new rules of the road to prevent large companies from boxing out their smaller competitors.

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Wednesday Oct 13 - 7:53pm
90% of Americans support lowering prescription drug costs. It doesn’t get much more bipartisan than that! Let’s get it done.

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Wednesday Oct 13 - 6:07pm
Reopening our borders for travel is good news. The trade and friendship between our countries are critical to our economy and the lives of many people living along the Northern border.

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Wednesday Oct 13 - 3:57pm
Places like Chanhassen Dinner Theatres are part of what makes our communities so special. That’s why I fought hard to pass my bipartisan Save Our Stages bill. It was great to see everyone coming out to enjoy the Music Man today! https://t.co/p4NA8mvFZR


Link to Image

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Wednesday Oct 13 - 2:20pm
I know what it's like to bury a loved one at a Veterans Cemetery and how important it is to show our veterans that final respect. Honored to be at the groundbreaking for the new Veterans’ cemetery in Redwood Falls. https://t.co/GMgzoGIjFO


Link to Image

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Wednesday Oct 13 - 10:46am
Just a reminder: the word ‘filibuster' is not in the U.S. Constitution.

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Wednesday Oct 13 - 1:10am
This is great news. In the US Senate I head up the group working on issues with Canada and this has been a top priority for both air and CAR travel. Many people have been apart for too long in all three countries! https://t.co/dpigmO9nol

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 12 - 7:56pm
Donald Trump is still spreading lies about the election and states are still introducing voter suppression bills -- I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again: it’s time for a national voting rights bill.

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 12 - 6:25pm
In Minnesota, the average cost for a childcare center for an infant is $16,164 a year. We need to bring costs down.

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 12 - 4:23pm
Lower prescription drug costs, affordable child care, one of the largest middle-class tax cuts in a generation. That’s the Build Back Better Agenda.

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 12 - 3:16pm
Too many Minnesotans are struggling to afford medications. That's why I'm fighting to allow Medicare to negotiate w/ drug companies to get a better deal for our seniors. Great to be with @aarpmn, @trellisconnects & patient advocates today to talk about why we must take action. https://t.co/6yScWDm0fx


Link to Image

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 12 - 2:11pm
Virginia! Today is the last day to be able to register to vote for the November 2nd election. Let's get it done for my friend @TerryMcAuliffe! https://t.co/64auIMYxXS


Link to Image

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 12 - 11:55am
Congratulations, @LuisFitchArt! https://t.co/MKesWqR0qL

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 12 - 10:45am
The American people know how important this is. Now let’s get it done. https://t.co/81dGK4lCgD

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 11 - 8:21pm
A great way to celebrate #NationalComingOutDay? Let’s pass the Equality Act.

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 11 - 7:01pm
“Nudging” teens away from harmful content is long overdue. But It’s time for legislative solutions and actual accountability.  https://t.co/50bL8xpHGS

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 11 - 6:29pm
As we commemorate Indigenous Peoples' Day, it is critical that we acknowledge the work we have ahead of us to respect, uplift, and invest in Native communities in Minnesota and across the country — not just today, but every day.

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 11 - 5:22pm
Pretty simple idea: if you need childcare for your kid to go to work, it shouldn't cost your whole paycheck to send them there. We can fix this!

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 11 - 3:52pm
No one in a bar, in a movie theater, in a classroom, at a concert, in their workplace, or anywhere, should have to fear gun violence in America. We cannot move from one shooting to the next and do nothing. We cannot wait any longer to pass comprehensive gun safety legislation.

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 11 - 12:20pm
Great to be with my friend @PhilMurphyNJ and his wife @TammyMurphyNJ! Phil Murphy is working tirelessly as Governor and always puts the people of New Jersey first. Election Day is less than a month away. So get out and vote for Phil! Stronger. Fairer. Forward. New Jersey! https://t.co/iKG2UZT08x


Link to Image

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 11 - 11:03am
3 men under arrest after shootout inside St. Paul bar that kills woman, injures 14 https://t.co/9G2tWK1AcU via @pioneerpress

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Sunday Oct 10 - 7:46pm
⬇️⬇️⬇️ https://t.co/sBO19Xd51o

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Sunday Oct 10 - 5:40pm
What happened last night in St. Paul was an appalling tragedy. A life lost and 14 people injured because of senseless gun violence. Our hearts are with the family and friends of the victims and the St. Paul community. This must be a call to action.

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Sunday Oct 10 - 1:58pm
We’ll be thinking of you and your family today, @KFANRosen. https://t.co/edslQ9OVBY

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Sunday Oct 10 - 12:13pm
I am so tired of hearing "trust us" from Facebook and social platforms. The time for talk is over, we need action. https://t.co/68vIaPRufY


Link to Image

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Saturday Oct 9 - 5:24pm
Over 425 voter suppression bills in 49 states. That’s what we’re up against. That’s why we need federal voting rights legislation.

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Saturday Oct 9 - 12:25pm
National Monuments belong to the American people.  https://t.co/s7ycRt6dwJ

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 8 - 8:49pm
You know what Democrats, Independents, and Republicans all agree on across America? Bringing costs down for families, a big middle-class tax cut, and allowing Medicare to negotiate less expensive drugs for seniors. That's what I'm fighting to get done.

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 8 - 7:06pm
Had a great conversation with @karaswisher and @profgalloway today about how much harder Facebook is making it for parents. Frances Haugen’s testimony was a catalyst, and we need to take action to protect our kids. https://t.co/7nKa9FQNHi

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 8 - 6:02pm
Journalists around the world risk their lives to protect freedom and tell the truth to the public. Congratulations to Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov, and thank you for doing such important work despite the danger. https://t.co/Cf4DVLjjSL

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 8 - 4:29pm
Minnesota has the highest voter turnout in nearly every single election. When you make it easier to vote, people feel like they're part of something. It’s time to make basic federal voting rights the law of the land. https://t.co/1tExcjROaM

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 8 - 2:38pm
“You have motivated me to go get my mammogram. I, too, avoided doing it due to COVID...I’m setting it up tomorrow.” Responses like this are one big reason why I shared my experience with breast cancer. There's no better time than now to get screened. https://t.co/AuKVQx6NOE

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 8 - 12:38pm
Congratulations to @ceciliakang and @sheeraf! A story that needs to be told. https://t.co/lT70iFFzV7

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 8 - 11:33am
From lowering prescription drug costs and extending the child tax credit to making education and job training more accessible -- these very are real things that make a difference in people’s lives. We must pass the Build Back Better Agenda.

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 7 - 4:27pm
Did you know that right now, the government is not allowed to work with drug companies to lower drug prices for seniors? That’s right, there is a ban on negotiating on behalf of Medicare recipients. But in the Build Back Better Agenda, we'll lift that ban and get a better deal.

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 7 - 2:09pm
.@SenJohnHoeven and I believe businesses should be able to export across the world, no matter where they are located. That's why we've introduced bipartisan legislation to help rural businesses export to new markets abroad. https://t.co/QvOKGsTmgY

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 7 - 12:31pm
These are our kids. We need to protect them online. Facebook is putting profits over people, and Tuesday's Senate hearing should be a catalyst for action. https://t.co/DcHUQVA6wg


Link to Image

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Oct 7 - 11:04am
This is heartbreaking to read and it has got to stop. That means action to pass common sense gun safety legislation. https://t.co/HB31leSoyt

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Oct 6 - 10:29pm
This is a huge (but still temporary) relief for women across Texas. This battle isn’t over. We won’t give up.

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Oct 6 - 7:11pm
I'm not going to give up on voting rights legislation. Defending access to the ballot box is our job as Senators and we have to get this done for the American people.

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Oct 6 - 5:19pm
Congratulations to Minnesota’s @TinaSmithMN and @AngieCraigMN. John and I are so happy for you and your families. What lucky grandchildren to have these two incredible women as grandmas!

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Oct 6 - 3:09pm
Mark Zuckerberg sits on his sailboat while kids are harmed by his product and Facebook profits. I think enough is enough. https://t.co/O3Cvj2HnOX


Link to Image

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Oct 6 - 12:57pm
We can't wait to give soccer fans a huge Minnesota welcome in St.Paul next summer! https://t.co/Cs91y3zsZk

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Oct 6 - 10:56am
We need federal antitrust enforcers who can take on the most powerful companies the world has ever seen, and Jonathan Kanter has the experience, legal skill, and courage to head the DOJ's Antitrust Division at this critical moment. I urge my colleagues to confirm him.

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Oct 6 - 9:36am
The breast cancer story I told @marieclaire is all too common for so many Americans: I put off preventative screenings due to COVID. But I was lucky to have doctors catch it when they did. These screenings can save your life. Please -- schedule yours today. https://t.co/wniXLRDwYd

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Oct 6 - 8:11am
Hearings are great, but I want action. Frances Haugen wants action. It's time for Facebook to be held accountable with legislation, and I'm asking you to join me in calling on Congress to act. https://t.co/ikpRzCVOlh


Link to Image

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 5 - 5:42pm
Congressman Lewis never gave up on the fight for justice. I am proud to honor his legacy by joining my colleagues in introducing legislation to protect our democracy, strengthen the Voting Rights Act and prohibit discriminatory practices that keep people from the ballot box. https://t.co/ttBGlcFeZJ


Link to Image

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 5 - 2:55pm
Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness. Today, @FrancesHaugen told me Facebook knows they're exposing girls to harmful content. The stakes are very real on platforms like Instagram. And Facebook is willingly part of the problem.

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 5 - 1:44pm
We have not done a thing to update U.S. competition, privacy, & tech laws. Nothing. Zilch. Why? Because there are lobbyists around every single corner of the Capitol hired by tech. Today’s testimony from @FrancesHaugen is a catalyst for change. The time for action is NOW.

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 5 - 9:48am
Do you know how much Facebook makes off of you, one single American, every quarter? 51 bucks. 51 bucks off of your data. It's time to upgrade our privacy policies. People should be in the driver's seat when it comes to their own data. https://t.co/n06naVreOl


Link to Image

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 5 - 9:21am
.@NIHDirector Francis Collins just announced his retirement. He is one of my heroes. Science first. And always with a good heart.

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 5 - 9:17am
@NIHDirector Francis Collins is one of my heroes. Science first. And always with a good heart. https://t.co/4JC6zWdJR9

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 5 - 8:09am
I won't stand by while our kids, health, and democracy become collateral damage in the profit game being played by Facebook. I thank Frances Haugen for coming forward to face off with one of the most powerful companies the world has ever known. We hear you. And we have your back.

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Monday Oct 4 - 7:53pm
We need basic federal standards for voting, because right now, at this very moment, voting rights are under attack in state legislatures across the country. As long as that’s true, I’ll keep fighting.

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Monday Oct 4 - 2:29pm
Great to mark the 100th birthday of the Old Cedar Avenue Bridge in Bloomington with Mayor @TRBusse and many others this weekend. John and I have loved exploring the trails in this conservation area, especially during the pandemic when so much was closed down. https://t.co/Gl3UDkOTFO


Link to Image

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Monday Oct 4 - 9:36am
Today is the start of a new Supreme Court term. What hangs in the balance? The ability for millions of women to make their own health care choices. We need to codify Roe and make it the law of the land. Now.

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Sunday Oct 3 - 6:39pm
It was great to be with @ErinBurnett for the 10th anniversary of her show! We discussed the importance of preventive screenings. If you have put off your mammogram due to the pandemic, go get one today. Don't put it off. https://t.co/0xGlKCf8Mk


Link to Image

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Sunday Oct 3 - 3:34pm
Americans are paying way too much for prescription drugs because Medicare is banned from negotiating for lower drug prices. I think 46 million seniors could get a pretty good deal! Just one more reason we must put people first by passing Build Back Better! https://t.co/sQhNvjlO4I


Link to Image

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Sunday Oct 3 - 12:58pm
One of the best parts of fall?  @Vikings games are back. Skol!

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Sunday Oct 3 - 12:01pm
The Elk-River Rogers VFW Post does so much to support our veterans and this community. They operate a recreation center & athletic fields used by youth organizations and others at no cost. Even with their tour of duty over, these veterans continue their selfless service. https://t.co/3UVq9yPOxz


Link to Image

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Sunday Oct 3 - 10:29am
Whether it is child care or housing or bringing down prescription drug prices, this is a big deal and it must get done. https://t.co/FZlzBtW2uI


Link to Image

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Saturday Oct 2 - 8:03pm
You know what’s great about lifting the ban on negotiating better prices for pharmaceuticals under Medicare? It BRINGS IN billions of dollars for consumers and taxpayers!

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Saturday Oct 2 - 7:46pm
I fought to pass Save Our Stages with @TeamCornyn so cherished venues could secure funds to make it through this pandemic. Got to enjoy a performance of What The Constitution Means to Me during one of The Guthrie’s first shows since the pandemic and can confirm: theater is back! https://t.co/q0YXxRr7bQ


Link to Image

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Saturday Oct 2 - 3:26pm
I was so proud to join the women who rallied in Minnesota and across the country today. Women have a right to make their own health care choices, no matter what politicians in Texas (or anywhere else!) say. https://t.co/F1wydz8QfB


Link to Image

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Saturday Oct 2 - 2:39pm
When people ask why we were out marching in the rain today, tell them what Justice Ginsburg taught us: that her dissents were not cries of defeat, they were blueprints for the future. We will codify Roe v. Wade. We will get this right. https://t.co/m4cISeuwQK


Link to Image

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Saturday Oct 2 - 10:23am
The American public is with us because they get it: we need better infrastructure, better housing, better child care, and lower prescription drug prices. We have got to get this done. https://t.co/wbN3XRApTq


Link to Image