Klobuchar backs ethics reform in her first press conference (Star Tribune) Speaking at her first press conference since she was sworn into the Senate, Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., said she stands behind stronger ethics reform in Congress. Standing beside Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Sens. Russ Feingold and Barack Obama and the rest of the freshman class, she supported restrictions on gifts, travel and meals, limits on earmark spending and stronger investigation and enforcement of violations.