Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharKlobuchar confident spending bill will be finished before Christmas Sunday shows preview: New COVID-19 variant emerges; supply chain issues and inflation persist The Hill's 12:30 Report: Biden renominates Powell as Fed chair MORE (D-Minn.) raised more than $1 million in the 48 hours after she formally launched her Democratic presidential bid, her campaign announced Tuesday.
The campaign said in a news release that the senator received a donation from every state in the U.S. within 20 minutes of her announcement. The release did not disclose the average size of the donations Klobuchar received.
In the 48 hours after her presidential announcement, @amyklobuchar raised more than $1 million from “online and grassroots” donors, per her campaign.— Julie Bykowicz (@bykowicz) February 12, 2019
A spokesperson for Klobuchar's campaign said Monday that the candidate will not take contributions from corporate political action committees. The move is in line with a number of other Democratic presidential hopefuls, including Sens. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenRestless progressives eye 2024 Poll: Harris, Michelle Obama lead for 2024 if Biden doesn't run Biden eyes new path for Fed despite Powell pick MORE (Mass.), Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisEmhoff lights first candle in National Menorah-lighting ceremony GOP becoming a cult of know-nothings Stowaway found in landing gear of plane after flight from Guatemala to Miami MORE (Calif.) and Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandKlobuchar confident spending bill will be finished before Christmas Five ways Senate could change Biden's spending plan This Thanksgiving, skip the political food fights and talk UFOs instead MORE (N.Y.).
Klobuchar launched her campaign from snowy Minneapolis on Sunday, where supporters stood out in frigid temperatures to cheer her announcement. The three-term senator laid out her vision for the country in a number of policy areas, including a pledge to root out corporate money in politics.
The Minnesota senator joins Harris in announcing a major fundraising haul in the days after her formal campaign launch.
Harris's campaign said it took in $1.5 million within 24 hours of her campaign launch last month. The California Democrat's campaign said that haul came from more than 38,000 individual donors, with the average donation hovering at $37.