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 (23%) Health (18%) Crime and Law Enforcement (15%) Transportation and Public Works (14%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Commerce (8%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%) Government Operations and Politics (6%)
Some of Klobuchar’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- 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
- S. 3062: A bill to require the Federal Trade Commission to consider including smart grid ...
- S. 3043: Faster Care for Veterans Act of 2016
- S. 2974: A bill to ensure funding for the National Human Trafficking Hotline, and for ...
- S. 2949: Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act of 2016
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From Jan 2007 to Jul 2016, Klobuchar missed 28 of 2,969 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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