Amy KlobucharU.S. Senator
Amy Klobuchar is a three-term U.S. senator from Minnesota and a former county prosecutor.
Unions and Workers
Klobuchar’s plan for working people would put our taxpayer dollars to work to support more good union jobs.
Attended the National Forum on Wages and Working People on April 27.
Supports universal health coverage through a public option. Has sponsored a federal public option that would co-exist with employer-sponsored and other private insurance.
Supports comprehensive immigration reform that includes the DREAM Act, border security, and an accountable path to earned citizenship. She has spoken out against the Trump Administration’s child separation policy.
Taking urgent action on climate change is a top priority of her candidacy, including cutting greenhouse gas emissions and investing in green jobs and infrastructure. Cosponsors the Green New Deal.
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Klobuchar has hailed her record as an effective prosecutor but is now facing criticism for seeking stiffer sentences and tougher plea deals.
As Iowa voters prepared to caucus, Senator Klobuchar talked with Iowa voters about the everyday issues she would focus on as President, including long-term care, addiction treatment, Social Security, affordable higher education, and mental health care.
In a recent interview with Chris Wallace, Senator Klobuchar discussed her role in a case she prosecuted in the early 2000s that sent a teenager to prison for life. Recent reporting by the Associated Press has raised serious questions about the teen’s innocence.
Klobuchar released an ad promising to take 100 executive actions in the first 100 days of her presidency, including re-entering the international climate agreement, lowering the cost of prescription drugs and addressing mental health and addiction.
In a new TV ad buy, Klobuchar promised to lower prescription drug costs and re-enter the Paris Climate Agreement in her first 100 days as President.
Klobuchar’s new plan aims to protect and provide opportunity for people with disabilities by supporting paid family leave, tax credits for caregivers, and a $15 minimum wage.
Klobuchar released a new plan that invests $1 trillion to make housing more affordable, reduce poverty and establish a $15 minimum wage.