As Amy Klobuchar launches her run for president, a brief timeline of her political career

Well, it’s official. Sen. Amy Klobuchar is running for president.

At a snowy rally on Minneapolis’ Boom Island on Sunday Klobuchar confirmed what many had been speculating about for months: that she would seek the Democratic nomination for the presidency in 2020.

To paraphrase Klobuchar musical favorite the Talking Heads: How did she get here? Below, a brief timeline of Klobuchar’s political career in Minnesota.

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Comments (2)

  1. Submitted by William Mattessich on 02/12/2019 - 09:00 am.

    Is there supposed to be a link for the following sentence?

    “Her office’s conviction rate of career criminals was more than 95 percent in the last few years of her term, and sentences of those convicted matched or exceeded the guidelines set by the state in 87 percent of cases in 2005, according to a 2006 article in the Star Tribune.”

    It would be useful to be able to read the original article.

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