Amy Klobuchar

Born:May 25, 1960 (age 64)
Career:U.S. Senate, 2007-present
Hennepin (Minnesota) county attorney, 1999-2007
Party:Democratic Farmer Labor
Education:B.A., Yale University
J.D., University of Chicago School of Law

Amy Klobuchar assumed office as Minnesota's first female United States senator in January 2007. In February 2019, she announced her candidacy for the Democratic nomination for president of the United States. She suspended her campaign on March 2, 2020.

Klobuchar was born May 25, 1960, in Plymouth, Minnesota. She graduated magna cum laude from Yale University in 1982 and completed her Juris Doctorate from the University of Chicago Law School in 1985.

In 1998, after serving as a partner at two of Minnesota's leading law firms, Klobuchar was elected as county attorney for Hennepin County (Minnesota), serving from 1999 to 2006. She was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2006 and re-elected in 2012 and 2018.

For information on Klobuchar's policy subject areas, committee appointments and sponsored/co-sponsored legislation in the U.S. Senate, please visit her profile on


United State House of Representatives. Klobuchar, Amy. Retrieved on January 30, 2020, from,-Amy-(K000367).


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