Claims to fame: She works with GOP lawmakers and has won Trump-friendly rural areas of Minnesota. She asked Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh whether he ever drank so much he didn't remember what happened, to which he replied, "Have you?"
Biggest weaknesses: She reportedly has mistreated her staff for years, may be too pragmatic for a party leaning toward more liberal policies and may struggle to distinguish herself among six female candidates.
Miami moment: She undercut Jay Inslee for claiming he was the only one to advance abortion rights, retorting "I want to say there are three women up here who fought pretty hard for a woman's right to choose."
Candidate visits to Michigan: July 24 for the NAACP national convention in Detroit; May 3 in Detroit