Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minnesota) biography

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)

3rd term Democrat from Minnesota.


Residence: Minneapolis

Marital Status: Married (John Bessler)

Prev. Occupation: Attorney, Lobbyist

Prev. Political Exp.: Hennepin Co. Attorney, 1999-2007; US Senate, 2007-present

Education: BA Yale University, 1982; JD University of Chicago, 1985

Birthdate: 05/25/1960

Birthplace: Plymouth, MN

Religion: Congregationalist

Percentage in Last Election: 65%

Major Opponent: Kurt Bills


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Amy Klobuchar via Web Form.


Washington, D.C. Office:

425 Dirksen Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-3244
Fax: (202) 228-2186

Minneapolis Office: (more district offices)

1200 Washington Avenue South, Suite 250
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415
Phone: (612) 727-5220
Fax: (612) 727-5223



Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Elizabeth (Lizzy) Peluso
  • Scheduler: Blair Mallin
  • Legis. Dir.: Elizabeth Farrar
  • Comm. Dir.: Jonathan Beeton
  • Dep. Comm. Dir.: Kirsten Hartman
  • Press Secy.: Elana Ross
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Kyle Maloney
  • Education LA: Kyle Maloney
  • Labor LA: Kyle Maloney
  • Budget LA: Doug Calidas
  • Government Affairs LA: Lindsey Kerr
  • Animal Welfare LA: Brian Werner



Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Sen. Amy Klobuchar voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
A Motion to Recede and Amend the Bill; Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008 11/08/2007 Yea Not Scored

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Sen. Amy Klobuchar's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Sen. Amy Klobuchar a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
S.1021 - 'A bill to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, and for other purposes. No Send Message to Sen. Amy Klobuchar
S.250 - 'A bill to amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to improve th... No Send Message to Sen. Amy Klobuchar


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