Senator Claire McCaskill's Public Statements


Full Name: Claire McCaskill
Current Office: U.S. Senate - 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
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Issue Position: Government Accountability 6/13/14 McCaskill "Troubled' by State Department Embassy Security Report 6/05/14 Bipartisan Bill Aims to Strengthen NSA's Watchdog 5/09/14 McCaskill Looks Into National Guard Marketing Contracts 4/07/14 Letter to Thomas Carper, Chairman and Tom Coburn, Ranking Member of Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs - Security Clearance Background Checks 3/25/14 McCaskill Joins Mayors to Discuss Mississippi River Issues 3/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran 3/06/14 Sens. Roberts, Moran, Blunt and McCaskill: Senate Passes Resolution Recognizing Importance of Biosecurity and Agro-Defense 2/27/14 Tester, McCaskill, Begich Introduce Bill to Keep Security Clearance Contractors From Approving Their Own Work 2/19/14 Senators Question Intelligence Community's Tracking of Core Contractors 1/23/14 Justice Department Files Formal Complaint Against Company USIS - McCaskill Responds 10/31/13 McCaskill to OPM: "The Notion That You're Calling What You're Doing Quality Control is Offensive' 10/30/13 McCaskill: USIS's Actions Represent a Threat to our National Security 10/30/13 After Snowden Leaks & Navy Yard Shooting, Senators Introduce Bill to Overhaul Security Clearance Process 9/19/13 Navy Yard Shooting - McCaskill Reaction to USIS Having Performed Alexis Background Check 9/11/13 McCaskill Marks Anniversary of September 11 8/08/13 HOME ยป NEWS McCaskill: Joplin Housing Loan Guarantees Extended Through Fall 2014 7/18/13 McCaskill Slams Waste in Biowatch Program, Demands Answers on Billions in Spending 7/10/13 In Wake of Snowden, Senators Introduce Bill to Reform Security Clearance Process 7/10/13 Letter to Comptroler General Dodaro - Clearance Determination 6/20/13 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript - NSA Surveillance 6/18/13 Letter to Charles K. Edwards, Deputy Inspector General of U.S. Department of Homeland Security - Anthrax 3/04/13 McCaskill: Approved Sale of Super Hornets & Growlers 'a good deal for global security' 2/28/13 Sens. Roberts, Moran, Blunt and McCaskill Introduce Resolution On Importance of Biosecurity and Agro-Defense 2/21/13 McCaskill Backs Measure Increasing Access to Treatment for Sexual Assault Survivors in Military 2/13/13 New Senate Panel Led by McCaskill Will Expand Watchdog Role 2/12/13 McCaskill Votes to Support Former Republican Senator Chuck Hagel for Defense Secretary 2/07/13 In Benghazi Hearing, McCaskill Sets Sights on use of Private Contracts in Embassy Security 1/28/13 Letter to President Obama, McCaskill Urges President to Fill Watchdog Positions at Six Federal Agencies 12/21/12 Letter to President Obama - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran 12/21/12 McCaskill's Reforms Head to President's Desk After Six-Year Fight 12/19/12 Letter to President Barack Obama - Iran 12/04/12 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript 9/27/12 Letter to Secretary McHugh 9/06/12 McCaskill: Additional A-10 "Great News' for Whiteman Air Force Base 8/23/12 Keeping Low Flood Insurance Rates Gives "Certainty' for Missouri Families, Says McCaskill 8/09/12 McCaskill: More Disaster Aid Coming to Joplin 8/03/12 McCaskill Presses for Further Drought Aid for Missouri 8/02/12 Senators Webb, McCaskill: New Report Underscores Need for Wartime Contracting Legislation 8/02/12 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Direct Task Force to Report on the Severity of the Drought 8/02/12 McCaskill to House: "Get Off the sidelines,' Act on the Farm Bill 8/01/12 McCaskill Moves to Shape Cybersecurity Bill With Key Amendments 7/26/12 Cybersecurity Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed--Continued 7/25/12 McCaskill Launches Online Resource Center to Aid Missouri's Farmers, Ranchers Battling Drought Conditions 7/23/12 McCaskill Praises Missouri Native Nominated to Lead National Guard 7/16/12 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack 6/29/12 McCaskill Votes to Keep Student Loans Affordable, Approve Highway Jobs & Flood Insurance 6/21/12 McCaskill Meets with Joplin Officials, Pledges Continued Support to Aid Recovery 6/15/12 Letter to Secretary Janet Napolitano, Department of Homeland Security 5/19/12 McCaskill Leads Bipartisan Effort to Prevent Foreign Regulation of the Internet