Klobuchar to announce 2020 decision on Sunday

Klobuchar to announce 2020 decision on Sunday
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Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharSharpton eulogizes Daunte Wright: 'Tags of racism' have expired Hawley votes against anti-Asian hate crime bill Tech companies duke it out at Senate hearing MORE (D-Minn.) said she’ll announce her decision about running for the Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday in Minneapolis.

“Sunday, come to Boom Island in Minneapolis,” Klobuchar said during a Tuesday night interview with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow following President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump: LeBron James's 'racist rants' are divisive, nasty North Carolina man accused of fraudulently obtaining .5M in PPP loans Biden announces picks to lead oceans, lands agencies MORE's State of the Union address. “And then you'll find out my decision."

“It’s going to be a little cold ... wear warm clothes, maybe have little heat warmers with you, but then you’ll find out my decision.”


The news comes hours after reports emerged that Klobuchar, who's been mulling a 2020 bid, will be headlining a local Democratic banquet in early caucus state Iowa on Feb. 21.

Klobuchar, who easily won a third term to the Senate last year, has generated recent buzz about a presidential bid. She'd be one of a few Democrats either running or considering running from the Midwest.

South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg has already announced a 2020 bid. Meanwhile, Sen. Sherrod BrownSherrod Campbell BrownSenators spar over Biden green energy infrastructure push House Dems to unveil drug pricing measure ahead of Biden package Ma'Khia Bryant's TikToks go viral as alternative to body cam footage MORE (D-Ohio) has been visiting early primary states on his "Dignity of Work" tour and has said he's nearing a decision.

If Klobuchar jumps into the race, she’ll join a packed field with other fellow senators including Sens. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisGOP sees immigration as path to regain power Senate confirms Gupta nomination in tight vote Earth Day 2021: New directions for US climate policy rhetoric MORE (D-Calif.), Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenBiden plan would nearly double capital gains tax for wealthy: report Top general concerned about Afghan forces after US troops leave Progressives divided over efforts to repeal SALT cap MORE (D-Mass.), Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandIntelligence leaders warn of threats from China, domestic terrorism Jon Stewart accuses VA of being 'an obstacle' to burn pits medical care Family policy that could appeal to the right and the left MORE (D-N.Y.) and Cory BookerCory BookerTim Scott to deliver GOP response to Biden's speech to Congress The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Chauvin conviction puts renewed focus on police reform New signs of progress emerge on police reform MORE (D-N.J.).