The Senator Next Door: A Memoir from the Heartland
One of the U.S. Senate's most candid--and funniest--women tells the story of her life and her unshakeable faith in our democracy
Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar has tackled every obstacle she's encountered--her parents' divorce, her father's alcoholism and recovery, her political campaigns and Washington's gridlock--with honesty, humor and pluck. Now, in The Senator Next...more
The first part of the book is about her early ...more
I’m not a constituent of her’s (i.e. not a resident of Minnesota), so there’s no particular reason why I should be interested in her story. I listened to ...more
Obstacles aren't in your path. Obstacles are the path.
I immediately started reading this on Christmas Day, and found Senator Klobuchar's stories fr ...more
Full review later.
Warren still has my primary hopes.
Although the book was published in 2015, many of the issues Klobuchar comments on are still relevant today. (And what does that say about legislativ ...more
She previously served as the county attorney for Hennepin County, Minnesota, the m ...more