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Amy Klobuchar
21 hours ago:   Wednesday Jun 23 - 5:22pm
Just because you’re young doesn’t mean you’re invincible. The Delta variant of the coronavirus is easily transmissible and extremely dangerous. Protect yourself. Get vaccinated today. https://t.co/tTA1L9ulB0

Amy Klobuchar
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jun 23 - 1:15pm
In case there was any question about the need to eliminate the filibuster: not one of my Republican colleagues even voted to allow DEBATE on the For the People Act.

Amy Klobuchar
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jun 23 - 8:36am
What’s next? We’re going to Georgia. The Senate Rules Committee has not gone on the road for 20 years, but this is just the beginning. The people are on our side on this. Big time. We are not ending this fight. https://t.co/G9uiBn2hoF


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Amy Klobuchar
1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 22 - 10:21pm
Doing nothing in the face of voter suppression is a green light for anti-democratic behavior. This fight has just begun.

Amy Klobuchar
1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 22 - 6:17pm
This fight has just begun. That’s why I’m announcing hearings on the urgent need to pass voting, campaign finance, and ethics reforms, including a field hearing in Georgia on the legislation to restrict voting there. We must protect our democracy & the fundamental right to vote. https://t.co/C4NgSEnC4h

Amy Klobuchar
1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 22 - 4:43pm
The filibuster cannot be used as a tool to suppress the right to vote. There is nothing more fundamental to our democracy than getting this right and protecting equal access to the ballot box.

Amy Klobuchar
2 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 22 - 1:33pm
This means a lot to so many. Thank you for your courage, Carl Nassib. https://t.co/7BuULfBwIw

Amy Klobuchar
2 days ago:   Tuesday Jun 22 - 10:14am
President Obama agrees: we must pass the For the People Act. https://t.co/vPMvLCzrm5

Amy Klobuchar
2 days ago:   Monday Jun 21 - 8:37pm
I’ve long supported apprenticeship programs in Minnesota and across the nation.  Workers are empowered by these opportunities, and programs like this create jobs. https://t.co/3kkPmQPZEA

Amy Klobuchar
2 days ago:   Monday Jun 21 - 5:51pm
57 years ago today, Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Mickey Schwerner went missing. These three young civil rights workers were murdered for registering Black Americans to vote. The work to honor their legacy is not over as we continue the fight for equality and justice.

Amy Klobuchar
3 days ago:   Monday Jun 21 - 2:38pm
The Senate will vote on the For the People Act this week. We are not giving up on our democracy. This cause could not be more important to our country.

Amy Klobuchar
3 days ago:   Sunday Jun 20 - 10:38pm
The Northwest Angle has been hit hard by this pandemic and the residents and small businesses there are struggling to make ends meet.  We must fix this. https://t.co/nnYMsaavJD

Amy Klobuchar
3 days ago:   Sunday Jun 20 - 7:16pm
An archaic Senate rule cannot get in the way of protecting our democracy. The filibuster is not worth it.

Amy Klobuchar
3 days ago:   Sunday Jun 20 - 5:12pm
Thank you to all of the Minnesotans who have done their part to help end this pandemic. If you haven’t done so already, get your vaccine! https://t.co/PvWp8yQs8C

Amy Klobuchar
4 days ago:   Sunday Jun 20 - 2:10pm
Happy Father’s Day! I'm lucky to be married to a great dad – John (I know our daughter Abigail will agree). This year Father's Day is bittersweet since we recently lost my dad, Jim Klobuchar.  For all the dads out there, have a beautiful day filled with love, joy & family. https://t.co/doLXhrN3Vp


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Amy Klobuchar
4 days ago:   Saturday Jun 19 - 11:55pm
In the footsteps of the leaders who came before us, It is past time to build a more fair and equitable society. We cannot rest until the ideals promised in our Constitution are a reality for all.

Amy Klobuchar
4 days ago:   Saturday Jun 19 - 8:07pm
While I am proud to be a sponsor of the legislation that established Juneteenth as a federal holiday, this measure was long overdue and is simply not enough. For too long, change has come inch by inch when we should be miles ahead.

Amy Klobuchar
4 days ago:   Saturday Jun 19 - 7:24pm
Honored to be at the service at St. John’s for Professor Getatchew Haile. He was an inspiration to so many in MN & across the globe. The first Ethiopian to receive a MacArthur fellowship, his achievements & bravery were a beacon to all who knew him.

Amy Klobuchar
4 days ago:   Saturday Jun 19 - 4:06pm
156 years ago, Black Americans celebrated Juneteenth as a day that marked freedom and the end of slavery. This year, we finally give this historic day the acknowledgement it deserves by declaring it a national holiday.

Amy Klobuchar
5 days ago:   Friday Jun 18 - 3:44pm
We need minimum federal standards to make sure that people aren’t taking away other people’s freedom to vote. https://t.co/A1XJsmK9wU


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Amy Klobuchar
6 days ago:   Friday Jun 18 - 1:44pm
It’s a pretty great read, but I’m a little biased. https://t.co/SvUoi05bWc

Amy Klobuchar
6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 17 - 7:08pm
These lawmakers defended democracy. Now it’s time for us to do the same. https://t.co/NlTe2FnarX

Amy Klobuchar
6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 17 - 3:31pm
We must get to the bottom of what happened on January 6th. An insurrection on the Capitol can never happen again.  https://t.co/DN7jTQxlfH

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 17 - 12:07pm
Juneteenth, a day that marks the end of slavery and honors the centuries-long fight for liberation for Black Americans, is also a reminder of the work ahead. Becoming a national holiday is long overdue, but such a designation does not mean our efforts & equality are finished.

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 17 - 8:33am
Standing up to dictators and reclaiming our leadership role: on this trip, President Biden has proven to the world that America is back.

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 16 - 8:42pm
There are serious emerging antitrust concerns in the home technology market. This is about looking forward, seeing around the corner, and making sure we have competition and privacy policies that promote innovation and protect consumers.  https://t.co/hcPqMLaXTR

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 15 - 9:19pm
If the right to vote is in danger, then our democracy is in jeopardy. Those are the stakes.

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 15 - 6:37pm
Congratulations to my friend Tom Nides for his nomination as Ambassador to Israel. A Duluth native, we have been friends since we met as college interns for then V.P. Mondale. He is a good guy and will serve with great distinction.

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 15 - 6:15pm
We need all hands on deck as we take on the biggest monopolies in the world. @Linamkhan's deep understanding of competition policy will be vital to antitrust enforcement. I was proud to introduce her at her FTC hearing& I look forward to her chairmanship. Congrats Lina!

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 15 - 1:09pm
“Virtually all hospitalized Covid patients have one thing in common: They're unvaccinated.”  https://t.co/0cPv3Rkmqm

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 15 - 9:47am
As we emerge from one of the darkest periods of our history, we can't forget the ones we leave behind. There are 600,000 dinner tables with an empty chair tonight. In the name of all those we have lost, we must do our part to end this pandemic for good. https://t.co/WeJvxHmGpM

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Monday Jun 14 - 4:50pm
Protect yourself and your family: get your vaccine. https://t.co/PoF7kB0Ch9

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Monday Jun 14 - 2:18pm
“Like termites, destructive but largely unseen, anti-democracy forces around the country are gnawing at the foundations of America’s free and fair elections.” This is the Republicans’ back-up plan in case they can’t suppress enough votes https://t.co/vFR7YDrHON

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Monday Jun 14 - 1:18pm
Happy Flag Day! Today not only commemorates the Continental Congress approving what would become the flag of this great nation, but also the promise of equality and justice that America stands for. Our work to build a more perfect union is not over. https://t.co/tIXPIxwVCE


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Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 13 - 7:12pm
Throughout this difficult pandemic, the Hindu Society of Minnesota has continued to be a beacon of light for our state. Grateful to join today’s ceremony to bless and open the Gundicha Mandir and be a part of the Society’s 15th anniversary celebration! https://t.co/I34C5tVMeu


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Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 13 - 1:32pm
American leadership is back. https://t.co/2PGHm52nqe

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 13 - 10:26am
All lights are green when it comes to this important rapid transit bus project.  https://t.co/RmwdqSnGjS

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Saturday Jun 12 - 3:43pm
Attorney General Garland is right: voting rights are the cornerstone of our democracy.  https://t.co/QY67kFEGZo

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Saturday Jun 12 - 11:51am
The Declaration of Independence says that all are created equal.  Parity isn’t partisan; it’s American. That’s why the Senate needs to pass the Equality Act.

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Saturday Jun 12 - 9:51am
Strong transportation infrastructure doesn't just help people get from point A to point B -- it helps people access opportunities. The Rochester Bus Rapid Transit will do just that, all while creating jobs and reducing traffic. Excited about this project! https://t.co/7zcL7AGQd3


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Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 11 - 6:41pm
Well deserved Louise Erdrich. Well deserved. Minnesota novelist Louise Erdrich wins Pulitzer for personal story of ‘persistence and survival’. https://t.co/OqEIivLnXa

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 11 - 5:08pm
“The Pulitzer Board called the Star Tribune's coverage of Floyd's death under the knee of former police officer Derek Chauvin and captured on a cellphone by teenager Darnella Frazier, ‘urgent, authoritative and nuanced.’” https://t.co/YNYe5ezxKm

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Friday Jun 11 - 1:21pm
We get more proof every day that Donald Trump weaponized the Department of Justice against his political enemies. This abuse of power is so dangerous and corrosive to our democracy. It undermines the rule of law and it can never happen again.

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 10 - 8:16pm
Vaccine rates are up, jobless claims are down. We’re making progress. https://t.co/CIolJDgVJq

Amy Klobuchar
1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 10 - 3:27pm
America needs to reform competition policy. As Justice Thurgood Marshall once said of our antitrust laws, they are as important to the preservation of our free enterprise system as the Bill of Rights is to the protection of our personal freedom. https://t.co/fvZcNgv36C


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Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 10 - 12:28pm
American leadership returns to the international stage at the G7 summit this week. Trust in science and competency in government will not only help end the pandemic at home, it will help the world recover and restore belief in our country as a global force for good.

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 10 - 9:23am
500 million vaccine doses donated to the world. This is what global leadership looks like. https://t.co/tNH64tI0wv

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 9 - 7:33pm
Someone perfectly captured my reaction listening to @SenatorWarnock talk about fighting for voting rights. We’re not giving up! We are fired up! https://t.co/ok9ghI8qVv


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Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 9 - 6:02pm
I joined the @DFADCoalition today because I will never give up the fight for voting rights. Our democracy is under attack in states across the country, and we must pass the reforms in the For The People Act to protect the rights of all Americans. https://t.co/oUiH9mzISb


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Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 9 - 3:13pm
Equal pay for equal work. End of story. https://t.co/qG2MsYcCpk

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 9 - 12:25pm
Now that my bill with Senator Grassley passed the Senate, the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division are one step closer to having additional resources to conduct rigorous reviews of large mergers. https://t.co/f7z9e1Xb61

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 8 - 9:23pm
We need to pass this bill which would lower the cost of prescription drugs. https://t.co/c0HaLzm5as

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 8 - 12:47pm
We need an economic recovery that includes everyone, and broadband is one of the most important investments we can make in rural America. Closing the digital divide is possible, but only if everyone has access to high-speed internet.

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 8 - 10:31am
Climate change is the existential crisis of our time. We cannot wait to act any longer.  https://t.co/yKkw1KjZ9o

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Monday Jun 7 - 9:10pm
Congratulations to my former staffer @hannah_hankins! She truly is a member of the dream team and will do an amazing job in her new role! https://t.co/pqfkjN5deL

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Monday Jun 7 - 5:42pm
America needs new highways, safer bridges, and better access to broadband. We can rebuild this country and create good-paying jobs if we pass the American Jobs Plan. It’s time to invest in America once again.

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Monday Jun 7 - 2:23pm
300 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered. 2 million jobs created. It is undeniable that we are making progress in ending this pandemic.

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Monday Jun 7 - 11:47am
I refuse to give up the fight for voting rights. I will work with my colleagues to get critical voting, ethics and campaign finance reforms passed in the Senate. Our democracy depends on it.

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Sunday Jun 6 - 9:37am
Walk up or make an appointment by calling 833-431-2053! https://t.co/GbdERahoLt

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Saturday Jun 5 - 4:24pm
Minnesota is open for business!  https://t.co/lEFuxXuUqN

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Saturday Jun 5 - 2:29pm
Sandy Hook, Parkland, El Paso. The list goes on.   Mourning the victims. Praying for their friends and family. It’s not enough. It’s time to take action to end gun violence in this country.

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Saturday Jun 5 - 10:33am
Covid cases down. Job numbers up.

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Friday Jun 4 - 4:07pm
We can’t ignore the voter suppression bills passing in state legislatures across the country. The For the People Act is the answer: we have to defend our democracy.

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Friday Jun 4 - 3:15pm
After nearly 22 years (under 4 Governors and 3 political parties!), John Edman is retiring as Director of @exploreminn. He was our hospitality leader, showcasing Minnesota’s charm to millions. We’ll miss him.

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Friday Jun 4 - 12:54pm
The United States has led the world in developing the vaccine and I’m grateful to the Biden administration for living up to our promise to help end the pandemic across the globe.  https://t.co/NoLeKw8WEN

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 3 - 9:57pm
Who else is excited for @FLOTUS’ birthday today? https://t.co/ENLTkBGqN5


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Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 3 - 7:43pm
As Mayor @LarsonforDuluth says: We can see the lighthouse on the horizon! Great to be with her to discuss our work to revive the region's travel and tourism industry as we kick off the beginning of summer. https://t.co/Dr88grv9x0


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Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 3 - 5:55pm
Local journalism is vital to our communities. The Senate needs to pass my bipartisan Journalism Competition and Preservation Act to give news outlets a fighting chance when negotiating for fair treatment by big tech platforms.  https://t.co/nglwJvtvY7

Amy Klobuchar
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 3 - 3:38pm
New COVID cases are at their lowest point since March 2020. Vaccines work, competent government saves lives, and America is ready to build back better!

Amy Klobuchar
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 3 - 8:53am
Couldn’t have been a nicer day in northern Minnesota yesterday. Duluth, the Range & the North Shore are all open for visitors! Thanks Mayor Emily Larson for hosting me! ‘Duluth is open': Sen. Klobuchar in Duluth, encourages tourists to visit Twin Ports https://t.co/xCoqoQGqjY

Amy Klobuchar
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 2 - 10:47pm
There is growing support for the For the People Act because it makes it easier for millions of Americans to vote, gets money out of our politics, and so much more. What it does not do is create chaos. https://t.co/JkMBb3tKy2


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Amy Klobuchar
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 2 - 9:32pm
As the daughter of a union teacher & newspaperman, I know that unions give Americans opportunities to succeed. Today I toured the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 49 Training Facility in Hinckley & was again reminded that when unions are strong, America is strong. https://t.co/BuJb2S1orM


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Amy Klobuchar
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 2 - 11:31am
You can’t outlaw giving water to voters, refuse to investigate an insurrection and then claim you’re defending democracy.

Amy Klobuchar
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 1 - 8:09pm
We can’t ignore it: climate change is the existential threat of our time.  https://t.co/PxKqJMMA3x

Amy Klobuchar
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 1 - 6:41pm
Wishing everyone a happy and safe #PrideMonth! We’ve made so much progress, but we have a long way to go in combating discrimination and prejudice against the LGBTQ community. This month we celebrate and redouble our effort in the fight for equality.

Amy Klobuchar
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 1 - 4:24pm
After declaring a day of remembrance on the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, President Biden is heading to Oklahoma to meet survivors and confront this history of racist violence. We cannot forget what happened.

Amy Klobuchar
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 1 - 3:24pm
American companies need support to stay competitive on the global stage. We must pass the bipartisan U.S. Innovation & Competition Act to invest in science, technology, and our manufacturing sector so companies like @SkyWaterFoundry can continue to create jobs and thrive. https://t.co/3isD0Kjn9V


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Amy Klobuchar
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 1 - 1:04pm
Texas Democrats did what they needed to do: they stopped voter suppression legislation from advancing in their state. It’s time for the Senate to step up. The efforts to make it harder to cast a ballot aren’t over. We need the For the People Act & John Lewis Voting Rights Act.

Amy Klobuchar
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 1 - 10:28am
The Kickoff to Summer at the Fair was a huge success! https://t.co/O1uu7G6HSr

Amy Klobuchar
3 weeks ago:   Monday May 31 - 4:13pm
Attended the Hopkins #MemorialDay Ceremony this afternoon -- a moving and beautiful service honoring those who gave their lives to protect our democracy. Grateful to all those who helped put together such a fitting tribute to our nation's heroes. https://t.co/HkhjVojhNt


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Amy Klobuchar
3 weeks ago:   Monday May 31 - 1:21pm
This morning, I attended a Memorial Day wreath laying ceremony at Fort Snelling, where we laid my dad to rest earlier this month. What a beautiful commemoration of our heroes. https://t.co/Ao0RamYffy


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Amy Klobuchar
3 weeks ago:   Monday May 31 - 10:47am
It’s been said that a nation that forgets its defenders will itself be forgotten. We tell the world who we are as a country by how we honor our fallen heroes on this sacred Memorial Day — and every day. https://t.co/wZek6GBbXA


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Amy Klobuchar
3 weeks ago:   Sunday May 30 - 7:24pm
COVID-19 is on the run in Minnesota. Let’s keep going! https://t.co/QicA8sP7oL

Amy Klobuchar
3 weeks ago:   Sunday May 30 - 3:20pm
Broadband expansion is vital to making sure that nobody gets left behind in America. Let’s get this done.

Amy Klobuchar
3 weeks ago:   Sunday May 30 - 12:30pm
Way to make Minnesota (and teachers everywhere) proud, Sam! https://t.co/cfEULlzFmt

Amy Klobuchar
3 weeks ago:   Sunday May 30 - 9:04am
Millions of Minnesotans have been vaccinated, and we know these vaccines are safe and effective. Let’s end this pandemic together! https://t.co/tK0c8RnrDY

Amy Klobuchar
3 weeks ago:   Saturday May 29 - 3:42pm
Why are Senate Republicans afraid of the truth? https://t.co/xlpE5nJf5i


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Amy Klobuchar
3 weeks ago:   Saturday May 29 - 7:28am
History being made. https://t.co/3WrGBEr7Fc

Amy Klobuchar
3 weeks ago:   Friday May 28 - 6:23pm
The @mnwild are 3-0 in Game 7s all time.  You’re on! https://t.co/OlWn8XuH3J

Amy Klobuchar
3 weeks ago:   Friday May 28 - 2:55pm
This is what truth telling looks like. Thanks ⁦@lisamurkowski⁩ Sen. Lisa Murkowski delivers pointed criticism of fellow Republicans, including McConnell, who oppose 1/6 commission…noting decision is about more than “just one election cycle.” https://t.co/oqzvEOA9mC

Amy Klobuchar
3 weeks ago:   Friday May 28 - 2:17pm
The votes against the January 6th commission are votes against finding the truth. Simple as that.

Amy Klobuchar
3 weeks ago:   Friday May 28 - 1:12pm
GOP senators blocked independent Commission review of January 6th insurrection. As I said on the senate floor, we all walked over the same broken glass. People died. Over 100 police officers were injured. The truth matters.

Amy Klobuchar
3 weeks ago:   Friday May 28 - 12:21pm
Working together, we can close the digital divide and expand broadband access in this country.https://t.co/uI5zU96Mb7

Amy Klobuchar
3 weeks ago:   Thursday May 27 - 8:13pm
Minnesotans, this is even more of a reason to get the vaccine! Do your part to end the pandemic AND go fishing! https://t.co/beVswB8KJU

Amy Klobuchar
3 weeks ago:   Thursday May 27 - 4:00pm
I joined @VP Harris yesterday for a productive bipartisan meeting on broadband expansion. One thing is clear: Every American--regardless of age or zip code--deserves access to high-quality broadband.

Amy Klobuchar
4 weeks ago:   Thursday May 27 - 12:07pm
The rise of antisemitism in the United States is deeply disturbing. We must send a clear message: Here in America, hate has no home.

Amy Klobuchar
4 weeks ago:   Thursday May 27 - 10:21am
San Jose, El Paso, Parkland, Sandy Hook. The list keeps going on and on. We cannot wait any longer. It’s time to pass common sense gun legislation. https://t.co/mwHzmQWlbC


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Amy Klobuchar
4 weeks ago:   Thursday May 27 - 7:33am
Small-dollar donors should have their voices heard, not taken advantage of. We need to pass the RECUR Act.  https://t.co/WJc55PWOyY

Amy Klobuchar
4 weeks ago:   Wednesday May 26 - 12:17pm
President Biden is doubling the amount of money to prepare for extreme weather events and ensuring we improve our climate data. This is what it looks like to take climate change seriously: a better strategy than paper towels and sharpies. https://t.co/yaZ5K9hIEt

Amy Klobuchar
4 weeks ago:   Wednesday May 26 - 8:11am
Voters need to have their voices heard, but not taken advantage of. Following the FEC’s unanimous, bipartisan recommendation, I’m taking action to protect Americans from deceptive fundraising practices like pre-checked recurring donation boxes. https://t.co/qLZXW5CxaS