Posts Tagged ‘klobuchar’

Amy Klobuchar says she would work on increasing support for Israel if elected president

Presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar was interviewed by the New York Times editorial board as part of their endorsement process yesterday. The Minnesota Senator addressed a number of topics, including Israel. Klobuchar implied she might roll back the Trump administration’s declaration on the legality of settlements, but said she would not move the United States Embassy […]

Biden, Buttigieg and Klobuchar talk of fighting ‘terrorism,’ while Sanders and Warren want troops home

A clear divide in the Democratic Party presidential debate last night was between mainstream candidates who see American troops performing a vital role in the Middle East and the two progressive candidates who don’t. The talking point for the mainstream candidates was fighting “terrorism.” Amy Klobuchar went so far as to call Iran a “terrorist […]

Where does Amy Klobuchar stand on issues that matter to Jewish voters in 2020?

JTA — Amy Klobuchar likes to say that she can get things done in Congress. Her appeal as a moderate who can muster support in the middle of the country has fueled her resurgence to relevance in the 2020 campaign. So, perhaps unsurprisingly, the senator from Minnesota is popular among both Jewish Republicans and Democrats […]

JTA: Klobuchar’s meeting with Jewish Dem funders, Dear Abby grandson

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) addresses voters at the Pizza Ranch restaurant in Independence, Iowa, March 16, 2019. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) The Jewish Telegraphic Agency reports that 2020 Presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar met with Jewish campaign donors earlier this month and notes that among the donors was Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN), liquor heir and grandson of […]

Buttigieg faults Israel on human rights, while Klobuchar, Warren, Harris, Booker and de Blasio offer excuses

Yesterday the New York Times published a Democratic presidential forum of video interviews, including the hot potato: “Do you think Israel meets international standards of human rights?” And even the Times seems a bit surprised by the result: “we thought this question would gauge Democrats’ willingness to criticize Israel, and found few candidates who would […]

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