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KLOBUCHAR, Amy, A Senator from Minnesota; born in Plymouth, Minn., May 25, 1960; attended the public schools in Plymouth; graduated magna cum laude Yale University 1982; J.D., University of Chicago 1985; practiced law in Minnesota, becoming partner at the law firms of Dorsey & Whitney and Gray Plant Mooty; Hennepin County attorney 1999-2006; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 2006 for the term commencing January 3, 2007; reelected in 2012, and again in 2018 for the term ending January 3, 2025; chair, Committee on Rules and Administration (One Hundred Seventeenth Congress); was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020.

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Bibliography / Further Reading

Klobuchar, Amy. The Senator Next Door: A Memoir from the Heartland. New York:: Henry Holt and Company, 2015.

___. Uncovering the Dome. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press, 1982.

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Committee Assignments

  • Joint Committee - Joint Economic Committee
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