Jim moved away, first to the University of Minnesota and eventually to a job in the Minneapolis office of the Associated Press, where his connection to the Range offered him his first big break. She has used this to transform herself and will be a transformational leader for our country. It was 1960, returns from what would be the closest presidential election in nearly a half-century were still trickling in when Jim’s editor let him know whoever won Northern Minnesota would win the whole danged thing. (but no pressure!) “It was a whole thing passed on,” Amy said. Amy took a third option. Jim gave a speech about aging and memory loss back then. And in moving him, Amy also found money, this time stashed in a backpack. Though she may not have the charisma and popularity required to be elected President, perhaps she will make it onto the ticket as Vice President. That’s a very good question Laura and I’m looking at the US Pluto return coming up 2023-2026 and I’m afraid I see either Trump being re-elected or a narrow margin that is inconclusive and sparks some unpleasantness. And when she does get press, it’s not always positive. at. At the bottom of it all, Jim was a storyteller; to be close to him was to become a character in that story. The time he swerved his car into a ditch with her in the passenger seat. All-access pass to top stories, events and offers in the Twin Cities. There is also, sadly, a fair amount of evidence suggesting that Americans of either party may not be ready to elect a woman. (Minneapolis Star Tribune), Jim and his daughter Amy right before their 1,100-mile bike ride from Minneapolis to the Grand Tetons in 1981. She wanted, she said, her “family to be this perfect family.” And while that proved impossible, she could at least try to be the perfect daughter. On a recent April morning, Amy Klobuchar stood in her dining room flipping through a scrapbook of her father’s newspaper articles. RIGHT: Jim and his daughter Amy right before their 1,100-mile bike ride from Minneapolis to the Grand Tetons in 1981. By the time Jim was a celebrity journalist in Minneapolis, he was struggling to stay connected to his new life, and the divorce meant he would be around his young family even less. Klobuchar has been tied up all week in Washington, taking part in the confirmation hearings for Supre Court justice nominee Elena Kagan. Thank you for looking at Amy Klobuchar! Still, this kind of force and courage is not a bad thing in a Supreme Commander of a powerful nation. News reports say the family said she must have gone for a swim, but that seems unlikely. Amy, 58, shook her head and laughed, her short bob swaying side to side. Pragmatism, bipartisanship and building bridges may not be the most sought-after qualities for Democrats in a time of crisis. Big decision coming up! It made for great newspaper copy, of course. Last minute thoughts on the astrology of the 2020 election, Clearing up confusion about Trump’s birth data, US 2020 astrological election prediction realities. Sign up for Lynn's free monthly Planetary Illuminations report. “I’ve been careful my whole life because I didn’t want to turn into an alcoholic,” she said. “One of his phrases is, ‘Amy’s going to go a long way,’ ” Hanson said. “I’d ask him why he was yelling,” she said. Thanks, Lynn. Amy klobuchar is an american politician lawyer and author who has served as the senior united states senator from minnesota. Americans, with Sagittarius rising in the US chart, prefer a candidate with some pizazz or charisma, and they are not finding it in Ms. Klobuchar no matter how qualified she is. Her body was discovered by a lock-and-dam worker, but identifying her proved a bit of a challenge; some unique tattoos may have helped. He’d grown up in the town of Ely, the son of an iron ore miner, who saved up enough money to help his son get an education and a job aboveground. Ms. Klobuchar’s sister Beth left the family and changed her name, and a stepsister, living with Amy’s father and his second wife, was found drowned in the Mississippi River in 2010. When Jim used to drive Amy to visit her grandmother, the closer he got to the Iron Range the louder he would seem to talk. “He can sing weird Slovenian drinking songs.”. Michael Jackson), or instill a powerful strength of character which is the route that Ms. Klobuchar appears to have taken. A few years ago, Amy asked him if he would write about it, but he demurred. This progression will not culminate until 2021, but it does suggest that sometime in the next year or so there could be a critical event in her life that will shape her destiny. On second thought, Minnesota doesn't need to 'protect election polls' from 'the antifas', Minnesota warned the Trump campaign about his dangerous Duluth speech. Enter to Win Free Stream Access to the Kind Country Concert! “It meant a lot to her.”. Voting against Republicans was basically a “law of nature” in the Iron Range, he’d write later. She seems to be the candidate with the best sense of humor. News reports say the family said she must have gone for a swim, but that seems unlikely. “Before the meeting began,” he said, “she already knew every story she’d been in.”. On a recent visit home, Amy brought Jim by the house she grew up in, the one, for a time that he lived in, too. Jim was the kind of guy who would yell at a gas pump if it wasn’t working, she said. He might blow up at a motel operator if asked to pay with a credit card when he wanted to pay in cash. Jim didn’t want to move into a home either, when it came time a few years ago. “To some degree you read the stories about Amy and her staff, and I said, ‘Yeah, well, she’s a Ranger, at least at heart,’ ” said Gary Eichten, a friend of Jim’s. He’d seen it with his own mother who, late in her own life, suffered from Alzheimer’s; it was as much of an inheritance as the cash he’d found stuffed in coffee cans when Jim moved her into a home. Friends of Jim’s say they see a lot of him in Amy: the populist streak, the humor, and yes, the reports of a fierce temper. “I would always love him. So, who on Dem side of the equation IS a viable candidate for the WH? It was an unforgettable day, for Amy. Beth, who struggled with her own addictions, dropped out of high school and, for a time, cut her father out of her life. Amy is selling herself as a candidate who can get things done: Under Trump, she’s been the lead Democrat on 34 bills signed into law in the 115th Congress, even if they weren’t front page news. 3', We have all been the one dude in the Minnesota Orchestra who dressed for Halloween, First Ave rolls out new merch: Book Box, smoking paraphernalia, 31 restaurants, curbside-pickup spots, and delivery joints that opened since COVID hit. Ms. Klobuchar’s interviews about her family have minimized any trauma her early life may have caused, but the natal chart, with Chiron (emotional wounding) in a challenging square to the Sun and Moon, and a stressful opposition to Pluto, tells a different story. She is the step-sister of U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar. He found God, or in his words, was “pursued by grace.” He doesn’t go to Alcoholics Anonymous anymore, but that’s only because they come to him. There are Democrats who believe winning in 2020 will have more to do with exciting turnout in cities than recovering voters from the industrial Midwest, and that Klobuchar’s campaign has more to do with a fading memory of America than its future. (Photos by Minneapolis Star Tribune), Amy shows a 1981 news clipping from the bike trip she took with her journalist father from the Twin Cities to the Grand Tetons in Wyoming. All the times he pretended the bottle he kept in his trunk was mouthwash, and the times Amy and her younger sister, Beth, sat in the room above the garage, staring out the window and waiting for him to come home. Still, Amy is running for president as her father’s daughter, and she’s betting that what the country needs right now is not a revolution, but an intervention. She is the step-sister of U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar.Katharine's mother, Susan Cornell Wilkes, is married to Jim Klobuchar, Amy Klobuchar's father. Enter to Win a Car Pass to Preview Night of GLOW Holiday Festival! The double Gemini influence carries a sharp intellect and consistent good humor, but also there can be a tendency towards the superficial and a changeability that is not well suited for political office (not to say a Gemini personality cannot win the office, as we can see from its current occupant who was born with the Sun in Gemini under an eclipse). She’s now more famous than Jim ever was, and yet she finds herself struggling to get attention among a pack of Democrats 20-deep, some of whom, like former vice president Joe Biden, are making a similar “electability” pitch in places like the Rust Belt. I'm jealous of my boyfriend's coworker ex-lover, This is Halloween: Let these spooky happenings distract you from the terrors of next week, In 'The Ringmaster,' highly imperfect people chase Minnesota's best onion rings. TALK.”. That move was a struggle, for her, because she didn’t want to move, and for him because he knew she had to. It was called: “I’m 70, my mother is 91, which one needs comforting.”. Just saw an article, she might Joe Biden’s VP. (Caroline Yang for The Washington Post), Star Tribune columnist Jim Klobuchar in 1974. She had many memorable moments in the recent debate, One thing she says when she speaks to people is, “If you’re feeling left out, you have a home with me.” That resonates. Amy knew this about her father. There is a “shadow” period lasting about a week on either side when Mercury’s movement is slower than normal. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. For daily planetary musings, follow me on Facebook or Twitter. 11.2.20 Opportunities for healing and balance with Venus opposing Chiron, Sunday inspiration: Crisis as turning point, All about the Halloween Full Moon in Taurus, 10.30.20 About the long-lasting square from Mercury in Libra to Saturn. Still, she has proven endurance and made it successfully through her Saturn Return last year, and her planetary cycles for the spring primary season look good. Home means comfort and understanding, nurturing and acceptance. “They want you to come out there, look them in the eye, and tell them the truth,” said Amy, who in 2007 became the first female senator elected in Minnesota. “I reminded him of the birthdays he missed,” Amy recalled now. It’s a topic that Jim never dealt with publicly, she said, explaining why. As the daughter of a newsman, Amy understands how to choreograph a story. She’d drink occasionally, still does (though after the Kavanaugh hearing she avoided drinking beer in public until after her reelection). Twenty-five years after Amy’s, and the court’s, intervention, and Jim is still sober. by Hart Van Denburg Decades later it was still structurally the same, same garage door, and windows that Amy and Beth used to peer out of in search of their dad. Amy disputes those characterizations and friends say they were shocked by these accounts, that they’ve never seen that side of her. “And he’d say, I’M. Her chart is very intense and I’m concerned about that, but she may be the most electable. I like Amy! Enter to Win Tickets to the livestreamed event for Warren Miller's "Future Retro"! There’s been tough coverage of her eight-year stint as a chief prosecutor for Minnesota’s most populous county, where she declined to bring charges in more than two dozen cases in which people, many of them black, were killed in encounters with the police. Amy has explained that she simply has high standards. It was an inheritance, politically speaking. Ms. Klobuchar actually has three planets in their signs of rulership where they are most powerful: Mars (assertiveness) in Aries, Mercury (communication) in Gemini, and Venus (relating) in Taurus.

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