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PoliticsDemocratic presidential hopeful Klobuchar details top policy goals

12:21  18 june  2019
12:21  18 june  2019 Source:   reuters.com

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Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Saturday called for revamping the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) rules RFS and the small refinery waiver program have increasingly emerged as one of the key policy areas that several Democratic presidential hopefuls have raised.

Klobuchar . Has run for president twice before. Is among the best-liked figures in the Democratic Party, known for his down-to-earth personality and his ability to connect with working-class voters. “I launched a presidential exploratory committee because it is a season for boldness and it is time to

Democratic presidential hopeful Klobuchar details top policy goals
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Democratic presidential hopeful Klobuchar details top policy goals

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar unveiled on Tuesday a 137-point list of priorities she would address in her first 100 days in office if elected president, a sweeping set of policies she is highlighting as part of her bid for the Democratic nomination.

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Klobuchar was joined at the event by Minnesota’s top Democrats , including fellow Sen. Klobuchar has now joined an ever-growing and diverse pack of Democratic presidential contenders, including But she isn’t at the forefront on new policy goals popular with the left, like calling for the abolition of

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The policies touch on matters ranging from high-profile topics like climate change, healthcare and gun regulations to the classification of federal tax offices.

Klobuchar is one of more than 20 candidates vying for the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican President Donald Trump in November 2020. The Minnesota lawmaker has so far struggled to gain traction in opinion polls.

She will face off on June 26 against nine other candidates in the first debate of the nominating contest. An additional 10 candidates will debate the next night. Her hefty policy list could be used to try to bolster her debate stage credentials.

Her first two policy positions are topics popular among Democrats - rejoining the Paris climate agreement from which Trump withdrew the United States, and promising to fight efforts to reduce health insurance protections for people with pre-existing conditions.

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WASHINGTON, May 25 (Reuters) - Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Saturday Part of a series of farm policies that also addressed access to capital and bankruptcy assistance Klobuchar , who represents Minnesota, another agriculture powerhouse bordering Iowa to the north

Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Saturday called for revamping the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) rules RFS and the small refinery waiver program have increasingly emerged as one of the key policy areas that several Democratic presidential hopefuls have raised.

Other promises include taking her first international trips to Canada and Europe and signing an executive order to end the policy of separating migrant children from their parents at the border with Mexico.

Klobuchar also said she would issue an executive order restoring a requirement that the Pentagon and CIA issue an annual report detailing air strikes taken outside war zones and detailing the number of military and civilian deaths.

She said she would also reverse an executive order Trump signed in his first weeks of office, which critics said weakened financial regulations and undermined efforts made in the Dodd-Frank bill after the 2008 financial crisis.

(Reporting by Ginger Gibson; Editing by Peter Cooney)

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