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on a very snowy day in Minneapolis democratic US senator eighty clover shark announced on Sunday that she was entering the crowded field of Democrats vying to challenge president Donald Trump in twenty twenty I don't have a political machine , I don't come from money , but what I do have is this I have grit , the three term senator from the Midwest is known for her bi partisanship and backing moderate policies she's also taken a more measured approach when criticizing trump as your president I will look you in the eye , I will tell you what I think , and no matter what I'll lead from the heart , in November she beat her Republican opponent with sixty percent of the vote in a state trump nearly one in twenty sixteen okay drinking is one thing but the concern is about truthfulness in twenty eighteen clover shark gained national attention after an exchange with Dan nominee Brett Kavanaugh during his Senate confirmation hearings are you're saying there's never been a case where you drank so much that you didn't remember what happened the night before a part of what happened that's you're asking about yeah blackout I don't know have you , Bouchard's announcement comes amid several news reports overstaffed saying she is difficult to work for what had been truly demeaning and some staff were asked to do menial tasks including laundry The New York Times reported that she had one of the highest staff turnovers in the Senate campaign spokesperson told the Huffington post that she loves her staff and many have been with her for years Amy closure , county attorney the former prosecutor and corporate attorney will have work to do to build a national profile as she runs against democratic hopefuls like senators Elizabeth Warren Cory Booker and Kamilla Heris say her midwestern roots and history of bipartisanship could make her strong foil to trump and help her win over voters in a divided political climate