Tonight's guests include: Detective Jennifer Ciaccia of the Cleveland Police Department Dr. Todd R. Clear, dean of the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University Sen. Claire McCaskill, (D) Missouri, member of the Senate Armed Services Committee Here's tonight's soundtrack. …
During an April 28 appearance on Face the Nation, Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) said she could not rule out the option that the U.S. will have to put boots on the ground in Syria. McCaskill appeared alongside Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-GA). Show More Summary
Claire McCaskill, a Democratic senator and member of the homeland-security and armed-services committees, stood out by not rejecting the possibility of deploying U.S. troops to address Syria’s civil war. When host Bob Schieffer asked her and Republican senator Saxby Chambliss about the possibility or necessity of deploying U.S. Show More Summary
That’s the question the Missouri senator put to Homeland Security chief Janet Napolitano. “Based on the evidence at this point, is there any difference between Sandy Hook and Boston other than the choice of weapon?” Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) asked Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano during a congressional hearing Wednesday. Napolitano didn’t have a simple [...]
Authorities believe they know who sent ricin to Senator Roger Wicker. “The person that is a suspect writes a lot of letters to members,” Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., said Tuesday as she emerged from a classified briefing. Authorities declined to comment on a suspect or any other aspect of the investigation being led by Capitol [...]
While Barack Obama, St. Louis Mayor Slay, and Claire McCaskill continue their push to punish legal gun owners, a new study released by the University of Missouri-St. Louis found that half of the gun crimes in St. Louis are committed … Continue reading ?
In another victory for gay rights advocates, Bob Casey (Penn.) has joined the rush of Senate Democrats—recently including Kay Hagan (N.C.), Jon Tester (Mont.), Mark Warner (Va.), and Claire McCaskill (Mo.)— who now endorse same sex marriage in America. Show More Summary
Jon Tester joins senators Claire McCaskill of Missouri and Mark Warner of Virginia in their support of full marriage equality this week. read more
Summary: Two senators have made the news for publicly reversing earlier statements and announcing their support for same-sex marriage via Facebook and Tumblr. Mashable, in particular, asked if it was smart for Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) to use social media to announce their thoughts. Short answer: Yes.
Just as the Supreme Court is hearing arguments on California’s Prop 8, three Democratic senators have changed position on DOMA. Sens. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., John “Jay” Rockefeller, D-W.V.(pictured), and Mark Warner, D-Va., said…that they no longer support a federal law banning gay marriage. The Supreme Court plans to hear oral arguments in a case challenging [...]
Two more Senators have expressed their full support for marriage equality, joining Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA) and Claire McCaskill (D-MO), who endorsed the freedom to marry earlier this week. Alaska Sen. Mark Begich (D) issued a statement Monday night supporting same-sex couples’ rights to marry: BEGICH: I believe that same sex couples should be able to [...]
The first of two days of oral arguments over what supporters call marriage equality brings the boldest of the claims that gay rights activists will make — that there is a constitutional right to same-sex marriage that states may not deny. [Washington Post] TODAY IS the day same-sex marriage will be argued at the Supreme [...]
Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) are the latest victims of evolution, having recently come around on the gay marriage debate. On the eve of the Supreme Court’s hearing of California’s Prop 8, Warner posted on his Facebook page: I support marriage equality because it is the fair and right thing to do. [...]
(Landrieu, Pryor, and Hagan) As you've noticed in the last three days, U.S. Senate Democrats have been scrambling to get on board with marriage equality before the Supreme Court hears arguments with Claire McCaskill (MO), Mark Warner (VA), and Mark...
We LOVE being able to bring you guys news like this! In our political climate right now, we're getting more and more excited about the number of people holding government positions who are publicly supporting gay rights and gay marriage! To us, it's reflecting a shift in not only the beliefs within the offices held, but [...]
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As you probably already know, Sen. Claire McCaskill is the latest politician to evolve on the topic of same-sex marriage: My views on this subject have changed over time, but as many of my gay and lesbian friends, colleagues and staff...Show More Summary
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) has a fairly solid record on supporting LGBT equality, particularly in contrast to her most recent challenger, former Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO). It wasn’t until this weekend, however, that she expressed her full support for marriage equality: I have come to the conclusion that our government should not limit the right [...]
Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill announced same sex marriage Sunday on the social media site Tumblr. "I have come to the conclusion that our government should not limit the right to marry based on who you love," McCaskill wrote. "While churches...