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James Comey, wife donated $5,400 to Klobuchar's presidential campaign

James Comey, wife donated $5,400 to Klobuchar's presidential campaign
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Former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyTrump and advisers considering firing FBI director after election: WaPo Trump remarks put pressure on Barr Ex-deputy attorney general says Justice Dept. 'will ignore' Trump's threats against political rivals MORE and his wife donated to the presidential campaign of Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharDurbin signals he isn't interested in chairing Judiciary Committee Democrats seem unlikely to move against Feinstein Senate Democrats call for ramped up Capitol coronavirus testing MORE (D-Minn.), according to recently released Federal Election Commission filings.

Comey donated $2,700 to Klobuchar's campaign, and his wife made two separate contributions — $1,000 and $1,700 — during the first quarter of 2019. Individuals can contribute a maximum of $2,800 during the primaries.

Their donations were first reported by Rolling Stone.

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Other high-profile donors to Klobuchar's campaign include Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf, Twenty-First Century Fox CEO Dana Walden and Zynga founder Mark Pincus.

Klobuchar and Comey were in the same law school class at the University of Chicago. Comey once told Vogue that Klobuchar was "annoyingly smart."

Klobuchar is one of 20 presidential candidates vying for the 2020 Democratic nomination. That number is expected to grow to 21 on Thursday, when former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump and advisers considering firing FBI director after election: WaPo Obama to campaign for Biden in Florida Supreme Court reinstates ban on curbside voting in Alabama MORE enters the race.