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Claire McCaskill's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Claire McCaskill
Office: U.S. Senate (MO) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Joseph; 3 Children: Austin, Maddie, Lily; 4 Stepchildren: Benjamin, Carl, Marilyn, Michael
Birth Date: 07/24/1953
Birth Place: Rolla, MO
Home City: Jefferson City, MO
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Fight to Protect U.S. Producers Against Ridiculous EU Trade Demands on Names of Meat Products
March 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Ongoing Negotiations Between the P5+1 and Iran
March 5, 2014 E.U., Under Pressure from McCaskill, Reverses Plan for Carbon Tax on U.S. Airlines
Jan. 24, 2014 Following McCaskill Request, Watchdog Confirms Lapses in Afghanistan "Rule of Law' Programs
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Dr. Thomas Bach, President International Olympic Committee - Reconsider Ruling on Russian Anti-LGBT Law
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury and Michael Froman, Ambassador of the US Trade Representative - Sixty Senators Urge Administration to Crack Down on Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks
Sept. 22, 2013 FOX "Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace" - Transcript: Assad and ACA
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Iranian Nuclear Program
June 20, 2013 Letter to the Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of U.S. Department of State - U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue
May 31, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Russian Adoptions
May 10, 2013 Amid Reports of Political Interference, McCaskill Pledges Fight to Preserve Independence of Federal Watchdogs
April 28, 2013 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript - Boston Bombers and Syria
March 22, 2013 McCaskill Continues Fight to End Unsustainable Afghan Infrastructure Projects and Invest in U.S. Roads and Bridges
March 19, 2013 McCaskill Statement on 10th Anniversary of Iraq War
March 19, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
Feb. 19, 2013 Letter to US Trade Representative Ron Kirk - International Trade
Dec. 2, 2012 MSNBC "Meet The Press" - Transcript
Oct. 18, 2012 Letter to His Excellency Raja Pervez Ashraf, Prime Minister, Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Sept. 19, 2012 Foreign Relations Panel Endorses McCaskill-Rubio Plan to Prevent Foreign Regulation of the Internet
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
Sept. 14, 2012 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Endorses McCaskill-Rubio Anti-Tax Measure
Aug. 2, 2012 Rubio, McCaskill Continue Senate Push for Measure to Prevent Foreign Regulation of the Internet
July 30, 2012 Afghanistan Inspector General's Report Affirms McCaskill's Effort to Strip Funds for Big Afghan Infrastructure Projects, Use Money for Roads, Bridges at Home
July 18, 2012 Measure to Bolster U.S.-Israel Cooperation Heads to President's Desk After House Passes McCaskill-Backed Bill
July 5, 2012 Letter to Howard Kohr, Executive Director, The American Israel Public Affairs Committee
June 27, 2012 McCaskill, Rubio's Measure to Prevent Foreign Regulation of the Internet Gains Bipartisan Steam
June 27, 2012 Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Resolution Against International Internet Regulation
April 4, 2012 Letter to Dilma Vana Rouseff, President of the Republic of Brazil
March 1, 2012 McCaskill Joins Effort to Crack Down on Iran, Urges Respect for Human Rights
Feb. 1, 2012 Senators Note Progress of Iran Sanctions, China Continues to Provide a Lifeline
Dec. 2, 2011 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
Nov. 14, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Oct. 31, 2011 Letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
Aug. 4, 2011 Letter to Secretary Vilsack and Ambassador Kirk
Aug. 3, 2011 Letter to the President
July 11, 2011 McCaskill Statement on Anniversary of Srebrenica Genocide
May 6, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America
April 13, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense; Letter to The Honorable Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States
April 9, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
March 23, 2011 McCaskill Statement on Bombing in Jerusalem
Nov. 29, 2010 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Aug. 3, 2010 McCaskill: Contracting Must Be Considered In Defense Strategy Review
June 29, 2010 McCaskill: Change In Military Command Opportunity To Examine Lessons Learned In Afghanistan
June 29, 2010 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
June 21, 2010 Senators Bond-McCaskill Praise New Predator Mission to Whiteman
June 18, 2010 Members of the Senate Women's Caucus on Burma Call on Burmese Military Junta to Release Democratic Leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Her Birthday
June 16, 2010 MCaskill Questions General Petraeus On Contracting In Afghanistan
May 12, 2010 McCaskill Questions Witnesses On Enforcement Of Iran Sanctions
Feb. 26, 2010 Op-Ed: Getting Outside of Washington
Feb. 24, 2010 McCaskill Takes Blackwater Security To Task For Repeated Failures in Afghanistan
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