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Amy Klobuchar's Spanish name: latest on the list of 2020 attempts at 'relatability'


February 20, 2020

On Tuesday, Amy Klobuchar opened the Culinary Union forum in Nevada with a very interesting introduction. “My name is Amy, but when I was in fourth-grade Spanish they gave me the name Elena,” she said to the room. Presumably she was trying to appeal to the large number of Latinx people present – the Culinary Union is Nevada’s largest immigrant organization, and about 54% of its members identify as Latinx.


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