Klobuchar kicks off two-day swing through Iowa

“I’m sure she’s coming here to lay the groundwork in case Hillary Clinton doesn’t run,” Iowa RNC committeeman Steve Scheffler told the paper. "If she doesn’t run, [Klobuchar] wants to have a shot at it."

Klobuchar has been long rumored as a potential presidential candidate, named by The New York Times as among the women most likely to become the first female president. But early polling suggests her 2016 candidacy would remain a long shot if Clinton, or, to a lesser extent, Vice President Biden opts to seek the party's nomination.

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