Amy Klobuchar's file


Democrat from Minnesota

Amy Klobuchar is a senator from Minnesota. Klobuchar was elected as senator in 2006 and re-elected in 2012 and 2018. Klobuchar received a bachelor’s degree in political science from Yale University and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. In 2019, she announced she is running for the Democratic nomination for president.

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Recent stories featuring Amy Klobuchar

When PolitiFact hit the road to cover the Iowa caucuses

We consider it a crucial part of our mission to give voters information about the statements candidates make about their own biographies, their positions on public policy, and attacks against other politicians. But in January, it was time to get up close and personal.

Fact-checking Amy Klobuchar in Waterloo, Iowa

Despite polling below the top tier of Iowa caucus hopefuls, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., drew a near-capacity crowd to a ballroom in Waterloo, Iowa, on Jan. 26 to hear her vision for a post-Donald Trump presidency.

The Stump Speech Analyzer: Amy Klobuchar

We fact-checked one of Amy Klobuchar’s stump speeches. Here’s what we found.


Live fact-checking the Atlanta Democratic presidential debate

PolitiFact reporters and editors are live fact-checking Wednesday's Democratic presidential debate. Follow along with our coverage below.

Live fact-checking the Ohio Democratic presidential debate

We're live fact-checking the Ohio Democratic presidential debate. Follow along with our Twitter feed below.