Talking about commodity prices and ethanol may be out of the comfort zone for many presidential candidates. That’s not the case for Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar who has been able to raise the profile for farm and rural issues in the campaign. “People in metropolitan areas need to understand that food doesn’t magically appear on their tables and I can really make the case for Rural America.” Both political parties have moved away from the center. In an interview with the Red River Farm Network, Klobuchar said she can bring Democrats, moderate Republicans and independents to the polls. “I might not be in the lead right now, but I am definitely a contender.” With the decisiveness in politics today, Klobuchar said she can bring people together in the election and in the way she governs. Klobuchar was in Minnesota for a portion of the past week preparing for Tuesday’s debate in Ohio.
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