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  1. Minnesota Chamber seeks to head off 'drive-by' disability-access lawsuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... ridiculous," he said. "They made a good effort to comply." Gerber said the Chamber has spoken to U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Sen. Al Franken's office and to Minnesota Human Rights Commissioner Kevin Lindsey about changing the laws. He said they've ...

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  2. Overnight Energy: Boehner backs oil exportsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... and Energy Study Initiative will host an event on clean energy strategies for rural electric co-ops. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) is among the scheduled speakers. NEWS BITE: A large swath of House members reiterated their opposition to upcoming ...

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  3. Summer Reading: The Women's EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    ... charge, change the world." Ladylike, indeed. The Senator Next Door: A Memoir from the Heartland by Senator Amy Klobuchar I met Amy Klobuchar when she was a stand-out county prosecutor and have supported and admired her ever since. From her roots in ...

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  4. Africa: Kerry On 2015 Trafficking in Persons ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... very honored to be here. Particularly happy to see from Capitol Hill my friend and former colleague, Senator Amy Klobuchar and Representative Chris Smith, who has been just such a longtime champion on these issues. Both of them are two champions in ...

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  5. Klobuchar introduces legislation combating eating disordersRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KIMT

    KIMT News 3 - A U.S. Senator from Minnesota is working to combat eating disorders. Earlier this week, Amy Klobuchar, alongside two other senators, introduced the Anna Westin Act.

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  6. New legislation aimed at preventing, treating eating disordersRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WKBT

    U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, along with Senators Amy Klobuchar and Kelly Ayotte have introduced legislation to help combat eating disorders. According to a press release from Senator Baldwin's office, the Anna Westin Act would "use existing funds to create grant programs to train school personnel, health care providers, and mental health and public health professions on how to identify and prevent eating disorders, as well as how to intervene when behaviors associated with eating disorders have been identified."

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  7. Anna Westin ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Logan Banner

    U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito this week joined Senators Amy Klobuchar , Kelly Ayotte and Tammy Baldwin to introduce the bipartisan Anna Westin Act to help combat eating disorders.

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  8. Rep. Tom Emmer leads GOP effort in House to lift Cuba trade embargoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    ... from the now-expired, government-backed Ex-Im Bank. Emmer, a first-term congressman, joins Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar in the effort. Klobuchar added a bill in February to lift the trade embargo that now has 21 cosponsors, including several ...

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  9. This ambassador nominee got off a lot easier without John McCain thereRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Washington Post

    ... enough, poor Tsunis couldn't escape some subtle shade thrown his way by one of his Senate critics, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) Klobuchar introduced Heins who is from her home state. "Norway deserves an ambassador who understands the country and is ...

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  10. Panel recommends 3 women as candidates for state Supreme Court seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Star Tribune

    ... general. Segal has been Minneapolis city attorney since 2008. She previously worked as a deputy to Sen. Amy Klobuchar when she was Hennepin County attorney. Segal is married to one of Dayton's top Cabinet officers, Budget Commissioner Myron Frans. ...

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  11. The dinner formerly known as Jefferson-Jackson gets a new nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Peach Pundit

    The longtime Democratic fundraiser known as the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner is now to be known as the Democratic Party of Georgia State Dinner. And party chairman DuBose Porter announced today that this year's keynote speaker on September 26 is U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar from Minnesota.

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  12. Remarks at the 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | State Department

    ... very honored to be here. Particularly happy to see from Capitol Hill my friend and former colleague, Senator Amy Klobuchar and Representative Chris Smith, who has been just such a longtime champion on these issues. Both of them are two champions in ...

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  13. Failure to reauthorize Export-Import Bank upsets business ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The Las Vegas Sun

    From left, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-NY., participate in a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, on June 11, 2015. The Senators called on Senate Majority Leader McConnell to quickly move forward with a real path to extending the life of the Export- Import bank.

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  14. Small Business Majority Brings 100+ Small Business Owners to D.C. to...Read the original story

    May 7, 2015 | Home Business

    Small business owners will hear directly from Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the Small Business Administration, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Sen. Amy Klobuchar about key policies impacting the small business community. "Being chosen as one of the small business owners to attend this year's Summit allows me a unique opportunity to discuss important issues facing my small business and other entrepreneurs today," said John Royster, president and CEO of Big Muddy Workshop in Omaha, Nebraska.

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  15. Franken sets sights on Apple in his latest battle for privacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Star Tribune

    ... Warner Cable merger and wrote a letter to government agencies expressing his concerns in February 2014. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., was also outspoken against the merger. Franken feels like he scored a victory when the deal died this spring. He ...

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  16. State briefs: Disputed Houston County sand mine wins at Appeals CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Star Tribune

    ... the Bemidji Airport means strengthening the economy in Bemidji and the entire region," U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar said in a statement, announcing the grant last week. The grant is the latest in a series of improvements at Minnesota regional airports, ...

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  17. Senate Committee Closes Week With Further Advancement for EfficiencyRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | PressReleasePoint

    "Yesterday, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee took an important step towards enacting the first major energy bill in nearly a decade. The bipartisan Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015 contains many provisions in the energy efficiency title that are supported by the Alliance to Save Energy.

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  18. Ex-Im vote Sunday could make bank's reauthorization part of transportation billRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Star Tribune

    ... amendment was withdrawn in a deal between the bank's supporters and the Senate's Republican leadership. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken of Minnesota, both Democrats, support reauthorization of the bank. Both senators have said the bank helps ...

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  19. WCA commemorates 50 years with open houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Marshall Independent

    ... program included some special guests, including Anderson and Chuck Ackman, outreach director for U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar. Ackman read a letter from Klobuchar, congratulating WCA volunteers and staff on their teamwork and community service. ...

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  20. Sens. Introduce Voluntary COOL LegislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | KFYR-TV Bismarck

    ... the integrity and usability of "Product of U.S." labels. Co-sponsoring the bill are Sens. John Thune, R-S.D.; Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.; Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa; Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D.; Mike Enzi, R-Wyo.; and Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio.

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