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Reclaiming “ladylike”?

Reclaiming “ladylike”? That’s the topic of this NYT op-ed. Here is an excerpt: Recently, Senator Claire McCaskill, Democrat of Missouri, trained her sights on a single word — “ladylike.” “Ladylike,” Ms. McCaskill told an audience at Iowa State University last month, means, … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

'Let Me Google That For You' Bill Introduced to U.S. Senate

The bill, sponsored by Senators Tom Coburn and Claire McCaskill, has the purpose "To streamline the collection and distribution of government information" and proposes that the government prioritize searching for information via the Internet.

'Let Me Google That For You' may be the best Senate bill ever

Soon "Let me Google That For You" might not be just a phrase you hear from annoyed friends when you ask a silly question, it might be a law. No, really. Senators Tom Coburn (R-OK) and Claire McCaskill (D-MO) introduced the Let Me Google That For You...

‘Let Me Google That For You Act’ Is a Real Bill Being Proposed in Congress

6 days agoNews : Mediaite

Well, this is a pretty direct way to cut government waste. Earlier this month, Senators Tom Coburn and Claire McCaskill introduced a bill in the Senate called "Let Me Google That For You Act." Yes. That is what it's actually called, and it could every well be the most snarkily-named piece of legislation in the history of Congress.

Sen. McCaskill calls for scrutiny of agencies with no oversight

A top Democrat on Thursday called for greater scrutiny of 41 small federal agencies that have no dedicated inspectors general to provide oversight. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), who chairs the Senate Subcommittee on Financial and Contracting Oversight, asked her colleagues on the panel during a hearing to help draft legislation that could address the issue. […]

[United States Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) gives General Motors CEO Mary Barra her best "You got

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

[United States Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) gives General Motors CEO Mary Barra her best "You gotta be kidding me" face during today's Senate hearings into how GM handled its recall of more than two million vehicles.] Read more.....

Sanity Prevails in Senate Debate on Sexual Assault in Military

Last week, the U.S. Senate chose between two competing bills on sexual assault in the military. The successful bill, authored by Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), prevents those accused of crimes from using positive character evidence--the so-called "good soldier" defense--in their trials. Show More Summary

What’s The Best Way To Combat Military Rape?

Last Thursday, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s bill to reform military sexual assault policies failed to overcome a filibuster against stiff opposition from Senator Claire McCaskill, whose alternative bill passed cloture 100-0. Amy Davidson explains the...Show More Summary

McCaskill Set to Win the Battle on Sexual Assault in the Military

A proposal by Sen. Claire McCaskill that addresses military sexual assaults is poised to beat ones from other Senators, but at a steep cost

Gillibrand racing to line up votes as Senate expected to vote on Military Justice Improvement Act

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) Two bills addressing military sexual assault are expected to come to a Senate vote Thursday afternoon. A bill from Sen. Claire McCaskill would eliminate "good soldier" as a legal defense in military evidence rules except where the defendant's character is directly tied to the crime; that bill is expected to pass. Show More Summary

McCaskill: Obama, Stay Away

Democratic Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill, who has in the past been mentioned as one of Obama closest friends in the Senate, suggested today that Obama stay out of states where Democratic senators appear deeply imperiled. “I’m trying to be really candid and honest on... -

Sen. McCaskill: I Wouldn’t Invite Obama to Campaign With Me

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) told Morning Joe Tuesday morning that she probably wouldn't invite President Barack Obama to campaign with her if she were running in a state where his approval rating is underwater.

Senator Asks Veterans Agency to Review How Financial Advisers Are Accredited

A lax accreditation process is effectively giving “unscrupulous or unqualified individuals” an opportunity to waste taxpayer money and harm veterans, Senator Claire McCaskill said.

This Is The Most Optimistic Thing We've Heard On The Debt Ceiling In A Long Time

In Davos, I asked Senator Claire McCaskill (D-Missouri) her take on the upcoming debt ceiling fight. Now granted, she's a Democrat, and nobody can know exactly what Republicans will do. But her comments about what's likely to happen were the most optimistic comments anyone has said on the subject in awhile. Show More Summary

Watch: Members Of Congress Read Mean Tweets About Themselves

Senator Claire McCaskill "sucks a pig's ass," according to a mean person on Twitter. [ more › ]

MISSOURI PATRIOTS Rally at Claire McCaskill’s Office – Demand Apology For #Obamacare Lies (Video)

MISSOURI PATRIOTS DEMAND APOLOGY FROM SEN. CLAIRE McCASKILL— In August 2012 Senator McCaskill told KOMU that if Missourians liked their plans they could keep their plans. It was a lie. THOUSANDS of Missourians are losing their health insurance today thanks … Continue reading ?

Reminder: ‘Wheel-In’ Rally today at McCaskill’s Office – Rain, Sleet or Snow

Claire McCaskill Needs to Apologize for Her Lies– In August 2012 Senator McCaskill told KOMU that if Missourians liked their plans they could keep their plans. It was a lie. Today we are going to demand that Claire McCaskill apologize. … Continue reading ?

Press Release: Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit, Plans Wheel-In Rally at Senator Claire McCaskill’s St. Louis Office

Protesters against Obamacare rally outside Claire McCaskill’s office in 2009. We’re ba-ack… PRESS RELEASE December 11, 2013, 9:00 p.m. CT Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit, plans Wheel-In Rally at Senator Claire McCaskill’s St. Louis Office- Asks “Why is Our Government Punishing … Continue reading ?

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