Our unique analysis of the bills Klobuchar has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Klobuchar is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Klobuchar for more statistics.
Amy Klobuchar sits on the following committees:
- Joint Economic Committee
- Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
- Member, Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security
- Member, Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet
- Member, Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security
- Member, Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security
Senate Committee on the Judiciary
- Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights
- Member, Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism
- Member, Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest
- Member, Subcommittee on Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts
- Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
Klobuchar sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (24%) Health (17%) Crime and Law Enforcement (16%) Transportation and Public Works (13%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Commerce (8%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%) Sports and Recreation (7%)
Some of Klobuchar’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3341: American Apprenticeship Act
- S.Res. 554: A resolution honoring the life of Jacob Wetterling and the efforts of Patty ...
- S. 3310: Environmental and Economic Benefits Restoration Act of 2016
- S. 3288: Improving Access to Farm Conservation Act of 2016
- S.Res. 543: A resolution commemorating the past success of the United States Olympic and Paralympic ...
- S. 3209: Prescription Drug Monitoring Act of 2016
- S. 3113: Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Act
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From Jan 2007 to Sep 2016, Klobuchar missed 28 of 2,980 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 1.7% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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