Amy Klobuchar is the most popular U.S. Senator

Amy Klobuchar: What's not to love?

Amy Klobuchar: What's not to love?

We knew Amy Klobuchar was funny, maybe even funnier than Al Franken, but now we've learned that she's popular, too.

And more popular than Franken.


According to Public Policy Polling, Klobuchar enjoys a 59 percent favorability rating among voters, compared to 29 percent unfavorable. That's a +30 point spread.

Franken, on the other hand, has a 45/42 split, a +3 spread.

The top five:

  • Amy Klobuchar (D-MN): 59/29
  • Scott Brown (R-MA): 53/29
  • Judd Gregg (R-NH): 52/29
  • Olympia Snowe (R-ME): 56/34
  • Barbara Mikulski (D-MD): 54/32

The bottom five:

  • Lisa Murkowski (R-AK): 37/53
  • Chris Dodd (D-CT): 36/52
  • Joe Lieberman (I-CT): 33/54
  • Arlen Specter (D-PA): 29/60
  • Roland Burris (D-IL): 19/58

Maybe Klobuchar's secret to popularity is her sense of humor. Read about her comedy tips here.