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
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... -
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.
A lax accreditation process is effectively giving “unscrupulous or unqualified individuals” an opportunity to waste taxpayer money and harm veterans, Senator Claire McCaskill said.
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
Senator Claire McCaskill "sucks a pig's ass," according to a mean person on Twitter. [ more › ]
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 ?
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 ?
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 ?
There are few political gaffes bigger than the one GOP Rep. Todd Akin made during his 2012 Senate race to unseat Missouri Democrat Claire McCaskill. Akin was ahead in the polls when he dropped this bomb on an unsuspecting public: "If...Show More Summary
There were an estimated 26,000 unwanted sexual contacts and sexual assaults in the military in FY2012 -- a 37% increase from FY2011. Yet when Senators Kirsten Gillibrand of New York and Claire McCaskill of Missouri introduced their rival plans to end it, they spoke to a Senate of largely empty chairs. Show More Summary
Twelve U.S. Senators including Barbara Boxer, Chris Murphy, Jeff Merkley, Dick Durbin, Lisa Murkowski, Jeanne Shaheen, Sheldon Whitehouse, Claire McCaskill, Al Franken, Elizabeth Warren, Chris Coons, and Mark Udall have written to IOC President Thomas Bach asking the IOC to...
At www.nytimes.com right now, there's a welter of stories on topics like the improved politeness of Russian service employees, a policy disagreement between Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Claire McCaskill over how to handle claims of sexual assault in the military, and the YouTube Music Awards. Show More Summary
Four female senators on Wednesday plan to introduce bipartisan legislation that would increase the frequency of background checks on federal employees and contractors. The proposal, backed by Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), Susan Collins...Show More Summary
Citing a report by NBC News, a senator is demanding answers from the Pentagon about the staging of arrival ceremonies for the remains of American service men and women. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), who serves on the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affair …
Democratic senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri has taken action in response to a recent Scripps National Investigative Team report on fraud and abuse within the Lifeline program, which was also covered by National Review Online last week. Show More Summary
Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill blasted Republicans on Sunday morning, alleging that their opposition to Obamacare was a “tantrum.” “I don’t think in America we should throw tantrums when we lose elections and threaten to shut down...Show More Summary
My friend (and occasional co-author) Philippe Lacoude points me to this press release from Senator Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.) that touts her role in getting a $20 million grant from taxpayers to help pay for a $100 million streetcar project:The U.S. Show More Summary
Appearing on NBC's Meet The Press on August 11, Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) promised there would be "no coddling" of the Pentagon over new policies and investigations into the sexual abuse of female members of the military. During...Show More Summary
A Senate subcommittee is investigating allegations against a top federal auditor accused of nepotism, abuse of power and cover-ups. In a letter last week, Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.), the chairman and ranking member of the Financial … Continue reading ?