in the vicinityVideoSen. Amy Klobuchar on the length of the Democratic presidential debate: time flies when you’re having fun
Peter Doocy reports from the spin room as the Democratic presidential candidates square off in Los Angeles.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s presidential campaign says it has night a half a million dollars in the immediate aftermath of Thursday, the democratic nomination debate, the Minnesota Democrat, is a consultant told Fox News that it was pulling the campaign ” the best post-debate fundraising to-date.
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In the meantime, the debate is also worthwhile for sen Bernie Sanders of Vermont.
Sanders’ presidential campaign announced on Friday afternoon that the populist independent senator, the power picked up his second straight White house bid more than $1 million from tens of thousands of contributors on discussion day. She added that it was the best debate to-day, fundraising-to-date.
Klobuchar, who has been struggling to get attention in earlier debates, deserves to be praised by political experts and analysts for their performance at the sixth round of showdown, after the attempt to cast himself as a unifying figure who stood above the bickering between some of the competitors.
“I didn’t come here to listen to this argument,” she said, as two top-tier rivals – South Bend, Indiana, mayor Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Elizabeth Warren from Massachusetts – commercial recordings were. “I came here to have a case for the progress.”
But Klobuchar also was assertive, and she took aggressive fellow moderate Buttigieg with a quip about the wine caves, and told the 37-year-old Challenger to respect the experience of his rivals on the stage.
“Mayor, you mocked basically, a hundred years of experience on the stage,” she said, to harkening back to a comment Buttigieg, during a previous debate. “I just think you should consider you respect our experience, if you, how would you judge someone who can handle things.”
The democratic presidential candidates, from left, entrepreneur Andrew Yang, South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., the former Vice-President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and businessman Tom Steyer on stage in a primary debate, Thursday, Dec stand in front of a Democratic presidential. 19, 2019, in Los Angeles, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
After a quick turnaround Klobuchar said she had only three and a half hours of sleep – the candidate was on the wave of momentum as they made numerous media appearances early on Friday morning.
The senator was then off to Iowa to kick off a four-day campaign swing through the state, this is the first contest in the presidential caucus and primary nominating calendar. The middle-tier contenders, with the hope of cracking the top tier has seen its poll numbers edge up in Iowa, the neighbors in their home state.
Klobuchar said the infusion of campaign cash will help her raise her name ID and build up staff in the early voting States.
“We are doubling our staff in New Hampshire, add people in Nevada and South Carolina. And I know I’m not as well known as these other candidates,” she said in a CNN interview. “My big challenge is to make sure that I get my name out there, without the big Bank account, some of my opponents.”
In addition to the fundraising haul, Klobuchar campaign had more good news: according to the Democratic National Committee’s announcement on Friday about the conditions for the January debate in Iowa, Klobuchar team announced that the senator has already reached the threshold values and set the stage for the seventh round of the showdown.