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Sun May 12, 2019, 10:45 AM

 

Klobuchar says she isn't worried that older white men are leading the 2020 race

“Well, first I’d note, you look in places like New Hampshire and Iowa, the three women are usually in the top eight candidates, three of us,” Klobuchar countered. “We may not be at the top but that's pretty significant when you look at the entire field of 20-some people.”

The women running to unseat President Donald Trump next year have come under scrutiny from voters and the pundit class over concerns about “likability” and “electability,” questions many point out have not similarly plagued the men in the race, some of whom have far less political experience.

Klobuchar herself has been subjected to these labels after a rash of news reports criticizing the staff turnover in her Senate office and claiming she’s a tough boss. Questions about whether a female candidate could beat Trump track with polling that typically shows a majority of Democrats value electability above all else when it comes to backing a primary candidate.

Klobuchar acknowledged that she has her work cut out for her, but suggested that her efforts to claim the mantle of the pragmatic candidate would ultimately work in her favor.
https://www.politico.com/story/2019/05/10/klobuchar-2020-election-1316659
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DesertRat May 2019 OP
MineralMan May 2019 #1
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Response to DesertRat (Original post)

Sun May 12, 2019, 10:55 AM

1. You go, Amy! (Disclaimer: She is one of my senators.)

 

In reality, Amy Klobuchar would probably be an excellent President. I've been following her career since I moved to Minnesota, and have met her a few times. She's smart, thoughtful, energetic, and people like her across the political spectrum.
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Response to MineralMan (Reply #1)

Sun May 12, 2019, 11:03 AM

2. Thanks MM

 

I appreciate hearing from a constituent and someone who's actually met her. She's in my top 3 favorite candidates.
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Response to DesertRat (Original post)

Tue May 14, 2019, 07:36 PM

3. Rooting for her to be the moderate candidate of choice.

 

Much more of a historic campaign than the current front runners.
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Tue May 14, 2019, 07:44 PM

4. She's tough enough. Amy won't disappoint when the debates begin.

 

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