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Sen. Amy Klobuchar

Democrat from Minnesota

Update (1/20/2012): SOPA and PIPA have been indefinitely postponed; see statements by Sen. Harry Reid and Rep. Lamar Smith.


Stance on PIPA
Years served in Senate
% Votes with Party
Fax 202-228-2186
Office 302 Hart Senate Office Building
Official homepage
Phone 202-224-3244

Financial Contributions by Industry

This reported campaign contributions information comes from the OpenSecrets/Center for Responsive Politics API (read more about their campaign-contributions-per-industry API). You can also visit the OpenSecrets profile for Sen. Klobuchar.

Industry Election Cycle Amount
Computers/Internet 2010 $25,823
2008 $9,000
TV/Movies/Music 2010 $32,200
2008 $41,000

Timeline: Sen. Klobuchar and PIPA

A list of statements and legislative actions made by Sen. Klobuchar relating to PIPA. Contact us at sopa[at] if you have additions or corrections.

May 26, 2011 Votes to move PIPA out of committee
Part of unanimous vote of approval by Senate Judiciary committee to move PIPA forward.
May 12, 2011 Co-sponsors PIPA
May 12, 2011 Introduces the S.978 Commercial Felony Streaming Act to Senate
S.978 proposes to make illegal streaming of copyrighted material a felony instead of a misdemeanor.
Nov 18, 2010 Votes to move COICA out of committee
The Senate Judiciary committee voted unanimously to move COICA forward.
Sep 20, 2010 Cosponsors Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act, S. 3804
COICA contained similar provisions and battle lines as PIPA does. It never reached a full Senate vote and was re-written in 2011 as the PROTECT-IP Act (i.e. PIPA).

See a complete list of actions and statements by members of Congress