If we don't move the housing stock, this whole thing is going to be slower and more painful than it needs to beMcCaskill defends stimulus process Feb 08, 2009
We had a group of Republican senators in a room, and we worked hour after hour and, by the way, that door was open to every Republican in the Senate to come into that room and go through this bill line by line by lineMcCaskill defends stimulus process Feb 08, 2009
Sarah Palin has taken more in federal earmarks per person than any governor in the history of the planet. She asked -- while John McCain was making fun of DNA earmarks for bears, she was asking for a DNA earmark for sealsObama supporter points to Palin's earmarks Sep 14, 2008
If it's in Iraq, it's not a private sector matterCongress pressing Bush to block, reverse Iraq oil deals Jun 25, 2008
As the leader of that organization, she should have immediately recognized the problem and asked that person to leaveHomeland Security confirmation delayed Nov 08, 2007
Claire Conner McCaskill (pronounced /məˈkæskəl/; born July 24, 1953) is the senior United States Senator from Missouri and a member of the Democratic Party. She defeated Republican incumbent Jim Talent in the 2006 U.S. Senate election, by a margin of 49.6% to 47.3%. She is the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate from Missouri in her own right. She became the state's senior U.S. Senator upon the retirement of Kit Bond in 2011.
Before her election to the U.S. Senate, McCaskill was State Auditor of Missouri from 1999 to 2007. She previously served as Jackson County Prosecutor (1993–1998) and a member of the Missouri House of Representatives (1983–1988). She was an unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Missouri in the 2004 gubernatorial election. She is a native of Rolla and graduate of the University of Missouri.
In the U.S. Senate, McCaskill serves as a member of the Committee on Armed Services, Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, and Special Committee on Aging. She is chairman of the Subcommittee on Contracting Oversight. She was cited by The New York Times to be among the seventeen women most likely to become the first female President of the United States.