Klobuchar headed back to Iowa

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), shown here at a 2007 news conference on Capitol Hill. (Getty Images)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), shown here at a 2007 news conference on Capitol Hill. (Getty Images)

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), who some have mentioned as a potential 2016 presidential candidate, is headed back to Iowa.

Klobuchar, who visited her state's neighbor to the South last year, will speak at the University of Iowa on April 18.

The second-term senator will deliver the keynote address at a symposium about the lack of women in politics. She will deliver the speech at 1 p.m.

Klobuchar also keynoted a fundraiser back in August -- the North Iowa Democratic Wing-Ding in Clear Lake.

Back then, Klobuchar happened to be speaking at an event where Hillary Clinton was being honored, and she acknowledged the potential attention her visit might draw.

"You are the state that has gained notoriety for picking the country's presidents, and we are the state -- thanks to the great Hubert Humphrey and Walter Mondale- - that supplied the country with vice presidents," she said, according to CNN.

Aaron Blake covers national politics and writes regularly for The Fix.
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