Amy Klobuchar was the first elected female U.S. senator from Minnesota. Before becoming a senator, Klobuchar, a DFLer, served as a legal adviser to former Vice President Walter Mondale, as Hennepin County Attorney and as a partner at Dorsey & Whitney in Minneapolis.
Husband, John Bessler; daughter, Abigail
Yale University, University of Chicago
Magna cum laude graduate in of Yale, 1982; associate editor of "University of Chicago Law Review"; "Attorney of the Year," 2001.
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In U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s view, the dangers of distracted driving cannot be talked about often enough.Consider, for example, that one in four crashes in Minnesota can be linked to driver...
Democratic U.S. Sens. Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar are co-sponsoring a bill that would override the Supreme Court's decision last week in the Hobby Lobby case.The bill would ban employers from...
U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken will not fly to Minnesota with President Obama this morning because of a Senate vote to confirm Stuart Jones as the new U.S. Ambassador to Iraq.The Senate vote...
Led by U.S. Reps. Betty McCollum and Erik Paulsen, all eight members of Minnesota’s congressional House delegation have signed a letter to President Obama, requesting that he withdraw the...
A decision by the U.S. Patent Office to cancel the trademark registration for the Washington Redskins’ team nickname is a “victory for decency,” said U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum,...
Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar brushed off a challenge from Republican Kurt Bills Tuesday night, decisively winning a second term.
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