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Claire McCaskill's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Veterans
Aug. 27, 2014 SEMO Times - Claire McCaskill Visits Poplar Bluff VA Hospital
Aug. 26, 2014 McCaskill Announces Expansion of Veterans Secret Shopper Program at Poplar Bluff, West Plains VA
July 31, 2014 McCaskill: Veterans Bill "An Example of What's Possible' When Politics is Set Aside
July 29, 2014 McCaskill Statement on VA Secretary Confirmation
July 22, 2014 Letter to Bernard Sanders, Chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, Richard Burr, Ranking Member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, and Michael Michaud, Ranking Member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee - VA Deficiencies
July 21, 2014 The Hill - Blunt, McCaskill Slam 'Shameful' VA Crisis Response
July 18, 2014 McCaskill Meets Nominee to Head Department of Veterans Affairs
July 11, 2014 McCaskill Bill Requires Firing of VA Employees Who Retaliate Against Whistleblowers
July 7, 2014 The Washington Post - Pressure Mounting to Rescind VA Bonuses Over Scheduling Scandal
July 2, 2014 Ayotte, McCaskill Legislation Would Claw Back Bonuses to VA Employees Responsible for Misconduct
June 23, 2014 McCaskill Statement on VA Whistleblower Retaliation
June 23, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Lerner, Special Counsel - Whistleblower Retaliation at the VA
June 11, 2014 Making Continuing Appropriations During a Government Shutdown
June 10, 2014 Dr. Oz to Join McCaskill For Hearing on Weight - Loss Scams
May 30, 2014 Letter to Howard Shelanski, Administrator of the Office of Management and Budget - Regarding Menu Labeling Standards
May 30, 2014 McCaskill Calls for Flexibility in New Menu Labeling Standards
May 28, 2014 McCaskill Bill Requiring TRICARE to Cover Breastfeeding Services Included in Defense Bill
May 19, 2014 McCaskill Plans June Hearing on Weight-Loss Scams
May 12, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Answers For Allegation Of Breach Of Veterans' Mental Health Care Services At St. Louis VA
May 7, 2014 McCaskill Discusses Ways to Improve Healthcare With Missouri Hospital Association
Feb. 26, 2014 Senate Panel Hears Support from Sexual Assault Survivors About New Reform Giving All Victims Their Own Independent Counsel
Feb. 20, 2014 McCaskill Seeks Feedback to Improve Veterans Health Care
June 19, 2013 Letter to General Frank Grass, Chief National Guard Bureau - Mental Health Service Personnel
May 22, 2013 McCaskill to Subpoenaed Executive: "Hopefully Someday You'll Feel as Comfortable Speaking to This Committee as You Do Speaking to the Press'
April 26, 2013 McCaskill-Blunt Resolution Honoring Sacrifice of Injured Servicemembers and Military Families Passes Unanimously
June 29, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Mercury and Air Toxics Standards
March 29, 2012 Tributes to Senator Barbara Mikulski
Feb. 2, 2012 Letter to Nancy G. Brinker
Nov. 18, 2011 Senators Introduce Burn Pit Amendment to Help Veterans
Nov. 4, 2011 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Burn Pit Legislation to Support Veterans
May 23, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - National Export Initiative
May 9, 2011 Letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee
April 4, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader
March 3, 2011 Effects of H.R.1 on Women and Children
March 1, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Daniel R. Levinson Inspector General U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dec. 22, 2010 Senate Passes Key Defense Policy Bill with McCaskill Provisions
July 14, 2010 McCaskill: New Measures Will Allow For Greater Access To Preventative Care
July 13, 2010 Hearing of the House Committee on the Veterans' Affairs - Veterans at Risk: The Consequences of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center Non-Compliance
July 13, 2010 Hearing of House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Submitted Testimony of Senator Claire McCaskill for Field
July 1, 2010 McCaskill: New Site Will Help Americans Learn More About Healthcare Options
June 30, 2010 Association For Community Affiliated Plans
June 10, 2010 Affordable Care Act Begins Filling The Medicare "Donut Hole"
May 28, 2010 McCaskill Amendments Included In National Defense Policy Bill
May 26, 2010 Senators Murray and McCaskill Introduce Bill to Embed Mental Health Professionals in Guard and Reserve Units
May 13, 2010 Senators Introduce Bill To Improve Mental Health Services For Military Families
April 26, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman, And The Honorable Michael B. Enzi, Ranking Member, Committee On Health, Education, Labor And Pensions
April 16, 2010 McCaskill Joins Senators in Introducing Bill to Extend Health Insurance Coverage for Children of Military Families
March 24, 2010 Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010
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