Minnesota’s senator, Amy Klobuchar is running for president, officially announcing a 2020 bid for the Democratic Party nomination Sunday, February 10.
Klobuchar is popular with voters. At 58, she’s on her third term in the Senate — elections she’s won by landslide margins. She won reelection in 2018 by a whopping 26 points over Republican opponent Jim Newberger, including in 43 counties that President Donald Trump won in 2016.
Before the Senate, she was elected Hennepin County attorney, the Minnesota equivalent of a state prosecutor, where she fought to make drunk driving a felony. Now she’s the top senator on the Rules Committee.
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