(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Claire McCaskill endorsed an outside political group encouraging Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for president in 2016, saying it was important for Democrats to build a groundswell of support for the former secretary of state. Show More Summary
Never doubt for a moment that the Democrats will close ranks when a presidential election is in the foreseeable future. Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri (D), whose support for Barack Obama in the 2008 Missouri primary helped him barely win a bitter fight with Hillary Clinton, has suddenly thrown her support behind the super PAC Ready for Hillary. Show More Summary
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.) has become the first sitting senator to endorse Hillary Clinton for president in 2016.
Hillary Clinton hasn’t announced whether she’ll run for president in 2016, but she’s already gotten some important support from Senator Claire McCaskill. On Tuesday McCaskill officially backed Hillary in 2016, adding to the growing list of high-ranking Democrats to line up behind the former Senator and Secretary of State. Show More Summary
It’s never too early, apparently. Saying that “it’s important we start early,” Sen. Claire McCaskill on Tuesday endorsed Hillary Clinton for president in one of the first major moves of the 2016 cycle. “Now, as I look at 2016 and think about who is best to lead this country forward, I’m proud to announce that [...]
IN A statement posted on the Ready for Hillary site, Senator Claire McCaskill became the first sitting senator to join the campaign to help make Hillary Rodham Clinton’s possible run in 2016 a ramp up instead of simply her decision. Claire McCaskill’s post on the Ready for Hillary site: U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO), an [...]Show More Summary
The Senate Armed Services Committee, chaired by Carl Levin, has just voted down an amendment championed by Kirsten Gillibrand and Claire McCaskill which would have...
Click here to view this media During this Tuesday's Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on sexual assault in the military, Sen. Claire McCaskill excoriated the Air Force general who overturned a sexual assault conviction as a "poster...Show More Summary
The Joint Chiefs of Staff testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on the topic of military sexual assault today. (Total sausage fest.) The chiefs were unanimously opposed to taking allegations of sexual assault out of the chain of command, as Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has proposed in legislation (and as ... More »
A larger number of women Senators makes a big difference: Senator Claire McCaskill wandered down the dais at the Senate Armed Services Committee’s first hearing of the year and noticed a startling tableau: women to the left, women to the right. Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, a veteran Republican member of one of the [...]
Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) at Webster University for Pirates of Penzance Opera (presented by the Opera Theatre of St. Louis) Pre-show dinner hosted by Office of the President (Dr. Beth Stroble) at Webster University (L to R: Dr. Paul Stroble, Dr. Beth Stroble, and Timothy O'Leary, General Director of the Opera Theatre of St. Louis) Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar
By Donna McAleer Best Defense guest columnist Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (NY) and Claire McCaskill (MO) have become the faces and voices of outrage and action over the crisis of sexual assault in the military. The reason why two civilian...Show More Summary
There was an interesting argument on the Senate floor yesterday in which Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) debated Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) on the budget process. McCaskill believes, as both parties used to agree, that there should be a conference committee to reconcile the House and S …
Senator Claire McCaskill has just asked Apple CEO Tim Cook about the deal Apple forged with Ireland to pay only 2% taxes, and whether or not there will ever be a country that offers Apple such a great tax deal that they would pack up and move out of Cupertino to overseas. Tim Cook explained [...]Show More Summary
– Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill dining together at Tosca Monday night along with their spouses – just a little bipartisan get-together for Missouri’s U.S. Senate delegation, by the looks of it. More Hey, isn’t that...? and … Continue reading ?
Let’s be honest: There not a single Democrat in Congress who cares if the Obama Administration uses the IRS to target its political enemies. We’re the bad guys to them and they’re willing to do anything they can get away to stick itShow More Summary
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 [...]