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Claire McCaskill's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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 4, 2014 Letter to Robert Bentley, Governor of Alabama; Sean Parnell, Governor of Alaska; Rick Scott, Governor of Florida; Nathan Deal, Governor of Georgia; Butch Otter, Governor of Idaho; Sam Brownback, Governor of Kansas; Bobby Jindal, Governor of Louisiana; Paul LePage, Governor of Maine; Phil Bryant, Governor of Mississippi; Dave Heineman, Governor of Nebraska; Pat McCroy, Governor of North Carolina; Mary Fallin, Governor of Oklahoma; Nikki Haley, Governor of South Carolina; Dennis Daugaard, Governor of South Dakota; Bill Haslam, Governor of Tennessee; Rick Perry, Governor of Texas; Scott Walker, Governor of Wisconsin; and Matt Mead, Governor of Wyoming
April 30, 2014 McCaskill Slams Failure to Vote on Minimum Wage
April 11, 2014 DOJ Indictments for Lifeline Fraud, McCaskill Reacts
July 2, 2013 In Springfield, McCaskill Previews Bipartisan Bill to Boost Infrastructure Jobs
May 13, 2013 Letter to Comptroller General Dodaro - Forensic Audit of Lifeline Program
May 6, 2013 GAO Report Outlines Improper Federal Employees' Compensation Payments
Nov. 29, 2012 McCaskill: Nixon's Decision Will Provide Life-Saving Resources to Missouri Families
Oct. 11, 2012 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services - Restore Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funds
Aug. 15, 2012 Saint Louis Post-Dispatch - McCaskill Sows Agriculture Issue at Soulard Market
July 24, 2012 McCaskill Tells Employers They Must "Come Clean' with Workers, Local Residents if Jobs Are Being Shipped Overseas
July 18, 2012 McCaskill: Resources Available for Missouri's Homeless Veterans
Sept. 15, 2011 Attacking Waste, Fraud in Federal Programs - New Twists on an Old Goal
July 31, 2011 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript
Feb. 1, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Dec. 1, 2010 Senate Agenda
Nov. 23, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Daniel Inouye, Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriations
March 3, 2010 McCaskill: No One Should Play Politics with Unemployment Benefits
Feb. 24, 2010 McCaskill Joins Bipartisan Effort To Help Businesses Create Jobs
Jan. 7, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LIHEAP
Nov. 4, 2009 Unemployment Compensation Extension Act Of 2009
Jan. 16, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, Presidential Candidate of the United States - Medicaid Assistance
Nov. 20, 2008 Missourians to See Increase in Unemployment Benefits
July 18, 2008 McCaskill Voices Support for Legislation to Overturn Bush Policy on CHIP
May 6, 2008 MSNBC "Decision 08'" - Transcript
April 1, 2008 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" -Transcript
Oct. 18, 2007 McCaskill Statement on Failed Veto Override Efforts
July 24, 2007 McCaskill Praises First Federal Pay Raise for American Workers In A Decade
June 18, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman, Committee on Agriculture and The Honorable Saxby Chambliss, Ranking Republican Member
April 24, 2007 McCaskill Fights to Expand Rural Access to Broadband
Oct. 6, 2006 McCaskill Pledge: No Pay Raise Until Minimum Wage Is Raised
Aug. 31, 2006 Press Release: On Labor Day, McCaskill Lends Support to Minimum Wage Initiative
July 13, 2006 USA Today - Rural Vote Courted In Missouri 'Barnburner'
June 21, 2006 Talent Votes 11th Time Against Raising Minimum Wage
May 25, 2006 It's Time To Raise The Minimum Wage
May 23, 2006 McCaskill Calls On Talent To Take Position On Minimum Wage Vote
Aug. 31, 2005 The St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Talent Out Of Touch With Missourians
Aug. 31, 2005 The Rolla Daily News - Rolla Dems Optimistic About McCaskill
Aug. 30, 2005 Claire McCaskill Pledges To Return Common Sense To Washington
Jan. 1, 1 Claire On Raising The Minimum Wage
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Improving Healthcare
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