Senator Amy Klobuchar, 59 years old, first female Senator. She announced her candidature for the upcoming United States of America’s 46th democratic presidential elections on 10th of February 2019.
Amid the heavy snowfall in Minneapolis on Sunday afternoon, Klobuchar announced,
“In our nation’s heartland at a time when we must heal the heart of our democracy … I stand before you … as the first woman elected to the US Senate from Minnesota to announce my candidacy for president of the United States”,
says a report published in the Guardian.
Amy Klobuchar’s sparkling political career began with the 2006 U.S. Senate elections when she won with 58% votes, thus holding 79 countries in Minnesota. Thereafter, she became the first female senator. Her position is unchallenged since the last three Senate elections. Furthermore, she is a Yale University graduate. She has completed her studies in law at the University of Chicago Law School.
As far as her political agenda is concerned, she has put forth moderate agendas. In her official announcement for the candidacy, she proposed to focus on internet policies, combating climate change, reduction in the prices of prescribed drugs and expanding savings account so that people could save for their education, according to aides to the senator, as reported in the Washington Post.