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USA: Democrat Amy Klobuchar announces presidential bid

United States, Minneapolis, MN
February 11, 2019 at 03:08 GMT +00:00 · Published

Minnesota Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar announced she is running for president in the 2020 election at a campaign rally in Minneapolis on Sunday.

Klobuchar, a former prosecutor, said she was running for "every, worker, farmer, dreamer and builder. I am running for every American. I am running for you."

She became the state's first woman elected to the Senate with her 2006 win and was re-elected in both 2012 and 2018.

The rally was held in steady snowfall on Boom Island situated along the Mississippi river.

Klobuchar joins a number of Democratic candidates competing to challenge US President Donald Trump.

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Minnesota Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar announced she is running for president in the 2020 election at a campaign rally in Minneapolis on Sunday.

Klobuchar, a former prosecutor, said she was running for "every, worker, farmer, dreamer and builder. I am running for every American. I am running for you."

She became the state's first woman elected to the Senate with her 2006 win and was re-elected in both 2012 and 2018.

The rally was held in steady snowfall on Boom Island situated along the Mississippi river.

Klobuchar joins a number of Democratic candidates competing to challenge US President Donald Trump.

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