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Claire McCaskill's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

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
June 1, 2014 FOX "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript: HealthCare.gov Glitches
June 1, 2014 FOX "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript: 2016 Presidential Election
May 28, 2014 McCaskill Bill Requiring TRICARE to Cover Breastfeeding Services Included in Defense Bill
May 22, 2014 POW/MIA Update - Key Panel Approves McCaskill Plan to Establish Single Agency
May 22, 2014 Panel Includes McCaskill-Ayotte-Fischer Legislation in Defense Bill, Boosting Last Year's Historic Overhaul of how Military Handles Sexual Assaults
May 15, 2014 Udall, McCaskill Champion Bipartisan, Bicameral Effort to Extend Maternity Leave for Military Women
May 1, 2014 Spike in Sexual Assault Reporting Shows Increased Victim Confidence
April 29, 2014 Missouri Senators Introducing Resolution To Honor Injured Military Service Members & Families
April 3, 2014 McCaskill Hears About Success of New Reform to Curb Military Sexual Assault
March 31, 2014 Letter to Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force - Request for Documents from Air Force Regarding Fraud Investigations and Marketing Contracts
March 31, 2014 POW/MIA Update--Pentagon, Under Pressure from McCaskill and Ayotte, Announces Reforms
March 31, 2014 Letter to Admiral Robert J. Papp. Jr., Commandant of the Coast Guard - Request for Documents from Coast Guard Regarding Fraud Investigations and Marketing Contracts
March 6, 2014 Military Justice Improvement Act
March 6, 2014 Senate Overwhelmingly Moves to Approve McCaskill-Ayotte-Fischer Bill Strengthening Already Historic Reforms to Curb Sexual Assaults in the Military
Feb. 26, 2014 Senate Panel Hears Support from Sexual Assault Survivors About New Reform Giving All Victims Their Own Independent Counsel
Feb. 10, 2014 McCaskill Responds to AP Report on Military Sex Assault Cases
Feb. 4, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Financial and Contracting Oversight Subcommittee of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Fraud and Abuse in Army Recruiting Contracts
Jan. 17, 2014 McCaskill Meets Pentagon's New Leader of Sexual Assault Prevention, Response
Jan. 14, 2014 McCaskill Meets Air Force General Set to Oversee Sexual Assault Prevention, Response
Jan. 14, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Fix POW/MIA Program
Jan. 10, 2014 U.S. Army Chief of Staff to Visit Ft. Leonard Wood at McCaskill's Invitation
Jan. 8, 2014 Following McCaskill Request, Lieutenant General Craig Franklin Resigns Command, Will Retire from Air Force
Dec. 20, 2013 McCaskill Reacts to President's Comments on Military Sexual Assault
Dec. 20, 2013 McCaskill: Historic Reforms Achieved, "but this is no finish line'
Dec. 18, 2013 McCaskill Calls for Removal of Lt. Gen. Craig Franklin from Command
Dec. 16, 2013 McCaskill Statement on Pentagon's Announcement of New Official in Charge of Defense Department Sexual Assault Prevention and Response
Dec. 9, 2013 McCaskill Asks Servicemembers to Nominate Great Employers
Dec. 9, 2013 McCaskill, Ayotte Statement on Defense Bill Agreement
Nov. 26, 2013 Despite Setback, McCaskill Continues Fight to Enact Historic Reforms to Curb Sexual Assaults
Nov. 20, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
Nov. 19, 2013 Sexual Assault in the Military
Nov. 18, 2013 The Huffington Post - Sexual Assaults in the Military -- The Policy Matters
Nov. 14, 2013 McCaskill, Ayotte, Fischer Amendment Would Boost Already Historic Set of Reforms
Oct. 8, 2013 Letter to Sec. Chuck Hagel, Dept of Defense - Restore Death Benefits for Families of Fallen Heroes
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to Sec. John McHugh, United States Army - McCaskill Demands Answers on National Guard Recruiting Program After Fraud Allegations
Sept. 19, 2013 Nominees for Air Force Secretary and Defense Under Secretary, Both Women, Endorse Historic Reforms to Combat Sexual Assaults in the Military
Sept. 18, 2013 McCaskill Meets West Point Superintendent on Historic Reforms to Address Sexual Assaults
Aug. 29, 2013 USA Today - Commanders Must Fight Sexual Assault in Military
Aug. 11, 2013 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript: Military Sexual Assault
Aug. 1, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Mismanagement of POW/MIA Accounting
July 30, 2013 McCaskill Talks Sexual Assault Reforms with Air Force General Charged With Prevention, Response
July 23, 2013 McCaskill Responds to Kristol's Comment that Military Sexual Assault Represents a "Pseudo-Crisis'
July 18, 2013 US News and World Report - Ending a Culture of Willful Denial
July 18, 2013 U.S. News & World Report - Ending a Culture of Willful Denial
July 18, 2013 McCaskill Uses Experience as Prosecutor to Show That Completely Removing Chain of Command From Sexual Assault Cases Risks Fewer Prosecutions
July 8, 2013 Letter to Major General McKeague - Internal Reports
June 19, 2013 Letter to General Frank Grass, Chief National Guard Bureau - Mental Health Service Personnel
June 14, 2013 Politico - Kirsten Gillibrand And Military Sexual Assault: 5 Things To Watch
June 12, 2013 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act
June 12, 2013 Bloomberg - Female Senators Challenging Pentagon On Sex Assault Rules
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