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Sen. Claire McCaskill won't vote for Reid as Democratic leader

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) publicly said on Thursday that she will not vote for Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) to continue as leader of the Democrats in the Senate — though her one statement on this matter is not likely to have any great impact. Show More Summary

A ‘Perception That We Need to Change Things’

Senator Claire McCaskill, Democrat of Missouri, says she will not vote for Senator Harry Reid to continue as leader of the party in the Senate.

Are Missouri Dems Pushing the DOJ to End Michael Brown Investigation?

Questions have been raised in Ferguson, Mo., about the role of that state's senior U.S. senator: Did either Sen. Claire McCaskill or her staff communicate to the Department of Justice that it should end its Ferguson investigation after the local grand jury ends its own?

LIBERALS ACCUSE CLAIRE McCASKILL of Asking Eric Holder to End #Ferguson Investigation

According to local liberal radio host Lizz Brown, Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) is asking Attorney General Eric Holder to end the Ferguson investigation. BREAKING: Sources are claiming @clairecmc has asked AG #EricHolder 2 END #Ferguson investigation if this is true … Continue reading ?

The White House and the Secret Service: statements regarding a Senate panel’s findings

“A bipartisan Senate investigation led by Senators Claire McCaskill and Ron Johnson concluded that changes made to the IG report were ‘part of the ordinary process of editing the report.’” “I’d like to draw your attention to the bipartisan subcommittee report, again, chaired by Senators Claire McCaskill and Ron Johnson, who could not substantiate those […]

Okla. police: McCaskill wrong on extreme militarization

2 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Sen. Claire McCaskill, a Democrat of Missouri, singled out a small sheriff’s department in Oklahoma as an extreme example of the over-militarization of local police forces in a Senate hearing on Tuesday.

6 Funerals Obama Cared Less About Than Michael Brown

On Monday, the funeral of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was shot under disputed circumstances by Officer Darren Wilson, took place. Slated attendees included Snoop Dogg, Governor Jay Nixon (D-MO), Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO), P....Show More Summary

Weekly Recap: Auto execs face life in prison for recall delays under proposed legislation

The stiff punishments are part of broader transportation legislation, but clearly McCaskill has automakers in her sights. Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill threw down the gauntlet this week, proposing a bill that could send auto executives to prison for life if they were found to have delayed a recall. Show More Summary

Senator pushes for up to life sentence for auto execs found to delay recalls

Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill (shown above) has had it with automotive execs stalling when it comes to recalls. The Missiourian has proposed a new bill, the Motor Vehicle and Highway Safety Enhancement Act, which aims to improve...Show More Summary

Senators question wisdom of U.S. government office that exists to sell free technical reports

With their sassily named Let Me Google That For You Act, Sens. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) and Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) are pursuing the possible closure of an obscure, arguably objectionable branch of the Commerce Department called the National Technical Information Service, an office that Coburn pithily summarizes as an entity that "sells free government reports to […]

Senators question wisdom of U.S. government office that exists to sell free technical reports

With their sassily named Let Me Google That For You Act, Sens. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) and Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) are pursuing the possible closure of an obscure, arguably objectionable branch of the Commerce Department called the National Technical Information Service, an office that Coburn pithily summarizes as an entity that "sells free government reports to […]

Successful Women Have These 7 Things in Their Bags — Do You?

First of all, it's a bag — not a purse. The successful woman can't possibly tote around all her must-haves in a dainty little purse. Perhaps U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, Democrat of Missouri, said it best when she told the New York Times this: "I think most of us, while we may look at the cute little purses, our lives don't fit a cute little purse. Show More Summary

Ice cream stampede leads to senate fridge lockdown

Among Capitol Hill staffers, no rumor travels faster than one involving free food. So, when word got out last week that Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) had installed a commercial-sized freezer in her office lobby stocked with gratis ice-cream treats, the resulting stampede was as predictable as a party-line vote. But those who arrived a day late […]

Forty Percent of Colleges Haven't Investigated a Single Sexual Assault Case in Five Years

According to the results of a national survey commissioned by Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and the Senate Subcommittee on Financial and Contracting Oversight, nearly half the country's four-year colleges haven't conducted a single sexual assault investigation in the past five years. Show More Summary

Which college sports power schools voted against 4-year scholarships?

Many schools didn't even support the option for four-year scholarships in 2012, much less making them mandatory. One of the biggest points of contention at Wednesday's Senate hearing on college sports was Senator Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.)...Show More Summary

Senator to NCAA president: 'Why should you even exist?'

Claire McCaskill of Missouri introduced a horrifying survey of how athletic departments deal with allegations of sexual assault. NCAA president Mark Emmert is on Capitol Hill today to discuss the criticism of the NCAA before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. Show More Summary

Senate Report Finds Significant Failures With How Colleges Handle Sexual Assault

Many colleges and universities have significant problems with how they handle sexual assault and violence, according to a new Senate report spearheaded by Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill. The report is based on a survey of 440 public...Show More Summary

REPORT: FEWER THAN 5% OF CAMPUS SEXUAL ASSAULTS ARE REPORTED

U.S. Senator and former sex crimes prosecutor Claire McCaskill today released the results of a first-of-its-kind national survey on campus sexual assaults — results McCaskill said must serve as a “wake-up call” to the nation’s institutions of higher learning. The survey results showed that many institutions are failing to comply with the law and  best […]

Dear Senator Claire McCaskill, Can You Help Us Stop Herbalife's False Medical Claims?

ByQuoth the Raven: "The scientific community is almost monolithic against you in terms of the efficacy of those three products that you called miracles. When you call a product a miracle, and it's something you can buy, and it's something that gives people false hope, I just don't understand why you need to go there." -Senator Claire McCaskill to Dr. Show More Summary

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