Biden praises Klobuchar as gutsy leader in Senate

The Vice-President told donors at a Minneapolis fundraiser that Sen. Amy Klobuchar is not afraid to take tough stands on important issues, citing her support of the auto industry bailout as an example. 350 attended the event for the first-term Democrat at prices ranging from $125 to $10,000.
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The Vice-President told donors at a Minneapolis fundraiser that Sen. Amy Klobuchar is not afraid to take tough stands on important issues, citing her support of the auto industry bailout as an example. 350 attended the event for the first-term Democrat at prices ranging from $125 to $10,000.

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