Klobuchar joins packed Democratic field in 2020 race

Moderate midwesterner will take on progressives in battle to oust Trump
US Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) announces her candidacy for president during a snow fall on February 10, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. - Klobuchar joined the ever-growing field of contenders hoping to unseat President Donald Trump in the 2020 White House race. (Photo by Kerem Yucel / AFP)KEREM YUCEL/AFP/Getty Images
US Senator Amy Klobuchar announces her candidacy for president during a snow fall on Sunday in Minneapolis, Minnesota. © AFP

Amy Klobuchar, the moderate Minnesota senator, on Sunday became the ninth Democrat to join what is shaping up as the biggest field of presidential primary contenders in history.