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Amy Klobuchar
United States Senator
from Minnesota
Assumed office
January 3, 2007
Serving with Al Franken
Preceded by Mark Dayton
County Attorney of Hennepin County
In office
Preceded by Michael O. Freeman
Succeeded by Michael O. Freeman
Personal details
Born May 25, 1960 (1960-05-25) (age 58)
Plymouth, Minnesota
Political party Democratic–Farmer–Labor
Spouse(s) John Bessler
Children Abigail Klobuchar Bessler
Residence Minneapolis, Minnesota
Alma mater University of Chicago Law School (J.D.)
Yale University (B.A.)
Occupation attorney
Religion Congregationalist

Amy Klobuchar (born May 25, 1960) is a United States Senator from Minnesota. She is a member of the Democratic Party. She is the first elected female senator from Minnesota and the second female senator in the state after Muriel Humphrey Brown. She was one of seventeen female senators serving in the 113th United States Congress. Her father is journalist Jim Klobuchar.

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