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Amy Klobuchar: Bad Boss?

Reports that the senator has mistreated staff should be taken seriously. But also with a grain of salt.

Staff matters.

Staff matters.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Senator Amy Klobuchar will apparently be declaring her presidential candidacy this weekend. She’s already run into trouble, in the form of a HuffPost article reporting that she’s mistreated her staff over the years — so much so that she’s had a hard time finding anyone to run her campaign.

What are we to make of such stories?