Klobuchar raises $1 million online after announcing White House bid

Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharHillicon Valley: YouTube suspends OANN amid lawmaker pressure | Dems probe Facebook, Twitter over Georgia runoff | FCC reaffirms ZTE's national security risk Democrats urge YouTube to remove election misinformation, step up efforts ahead of Georgia runoff YouTube temporarily suspends OANN account after spreading coronavirus misinformation 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.

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 WarrenThomas Piketty says pandemic is opportunity to address income inequality The Memo: Biden faces tough road on pledge to heal nation Disney laying off 32,000 workers as coronavirus batters theme parks MORE (Mass.), Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisKamala Harris calls nurse on Thanksgiving to express gratitude in fight against COVID-19 Trump campaign loses appeal over Pennsylvania race The Memo: Biden faces tough road on pledge to heal nation MORE (Calif.) and Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandDemocratic senators urge Facebook to take action on anti-Muslim bigotry Social media responds to Harris making history: 'I feel like our ancestors are rejoicing' Ocasio-Cortez says she doesn't plan on 'staying in the House forever' 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.