Klobuchar raises $1 million online after announcing White House bid

Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharElection security advocates see strong ally in Harris The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - The choice: Biden-Harris vs. Trump-Pence California Democrats back Yang after he expresses disappointment over initial DNC lineup 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 WarrenChris Wallace: Trump struggling with attacks on 'shape-shifter' Harris Markey riffs on JFK quote in new ad touting progressive bona fides Howard Kurtz: Kamala Harris 'getting walk on water coverage' by media after VP pick MORE (Mass.), Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisHarris to host virtual Hollywood campaign event co-chaired by Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling Democrats hammer Trump for entertaining false birther theory about Harris Hillicon Valley: 'Fortnite' owner sues Apple after game is removed from App Store | Federal agencies seize, dismantle cryptocurrency campaigns of major terrorist organizations MORE (Calif.) and Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandIn the next relief package Congress must fund universal COVID testing Expanding our health force can save lives and create jobs simultaneously Sanders offers bill to tax billionaires' wealth gains during pandemic 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.