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Claire McCaskill's Public Statements on Issue: Entitlements and the Safety Net

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 11, 2014 Making Continuing Appropriations During a Government Shutdown
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
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
Jan. 7, 2014 Federal Agencies Continue Improper Payments to Deceased People
July 22, 2013 McCaskill Backs Bipartisan Legislation To Renew Key Medicare Programs
June 24, 2013 Coburn and McCaskill Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Means-Test Medicare Premiums
June 20, 2013 Coburn and McCaskill Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Means-Test Medicare Premiums
June 17, 2013 McCaskill, Coburn Seek Support from Colleagues on Revision to Health Care Law
June 17, 2013 Letter to Sens. Begich, Murkowski, Boxer, Feinstein, Bennet, Udall, Blumenthal, Murphy, Cowan, Warren, Heller, Reid, Ayotte, Shaheen, Menendez, Reed, Whitehouse - Disparity in Medicare's Hospital Wage Index
June 13, 2013 Letter to Sens. Sessions, Shelby, Flake, McCain, Boozman, Carper, Coons, Nelson, Rubio, Chambliss, Isakson, Hirono, Schatz, Crapo, Risch, Durbin, Kirk, Coats, Donnelly, Harkin, Paul, Landrieu, Collins, King, Levin, Stabenow, Cochran, Baucus, Tester, Fischer, Johanns, Heinrich, Udall, Gillibrand, Schumer, Heitkamp, Hoeven, Wyden, Casey, Toomey, Graham, Scott, Johnson, Thune, Alexander, Corker, Cornyn, Cruz, Hatch, Lee, Leahy, Sanders, Cantwell, Murray, Manchin, Rockerfeller, Johnson, Barrasso - Disparity in Medicare's Hospital Wage Index System
Dec. 2, 2012 MSNBC "Meet The Press" - Transcript
Nov. 29, 2012 McCaskill: Nixon's Decision Will Provide Life-Saving Resources to Missouri Families
Sept. 28, 2012 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Sept. 19, 2012 McCaskill, Missouri Seniors Talk about the Importance of Protecting Social Security and Medicare
Aug. 15, 2012 Saint Louis Post-Dispatch - McCaskill Sows Agriculture Issue at Soulard Market
July 10, 2012 Sens. Baucus, Carper, McCaskill Call for Additional Oversight After the HHS Inspector General Examines Potential Conflicts of Interest Among Medicare Contractors
June 21, 2012 McCaskill Proposes Protecting Veterans' Educational Benefits from Marketing Schemes
May 21, 2012 McCaskill Votes to Protect Medicare, Social Security, Pell Grants
April 25, 2012 21st Century Postal Service Act
Oct. 19, 2011 McCaskill Statement on Cost of Living Boost for Seniors
Oct. 13, 2011 McCaskill Quizzes Experts on Strengthening, Sustaining Medicare
Sept. 15, 2011 Attacking Waste, Fraud in Federal Programs - New Twists on an Old Goal
July 31, 2011 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript
July 29, 2011 The Debt Ceiling
July 19, 2011 McCaskill statement on bipartisan, comprehensive plan to cut national debt
May 31, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Joe Biden, Vice President
May 26, 2011 McCaskill Statement on Republican Plan to Kill Medicare
May 14, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Privatizing Medicare
May 5, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare
Feb. 14, 2011 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
Feb. 1, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Sept. 15, 2010 McCaskill Sponsors Legislation to Extend Critical Disaster Recovery Funding
June 10, 2010 Affordable Care Act Begins Filling The Medicare "Donut Hole"
Sept. 24, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Virginia's Model of Medicare
Sept. 10, 2009 CNN "American Morning" - Transcript
May 22, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner, Social Security Administration
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
Nov. 18, 2008 Letter To Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner Of Social Security, and Douglas Shulman, Commissioner Of Internal Revenue
Sept. 22, 2008 AARP Presents McCaskill with Award for Work on Reverse Mortgages
Sept. 18, 2008 The Economy
Aug. 25, 2008 It Is an Honor to Stand Before You Tonight
July 18, 2008 McCaskill Voices Support for Legislation to Overturn Bush Policy on CHIP
July 16, 2008 McCaskill: Medicare Advantage Rules Should Be Stronger
July 15, 2008 Congress Overrides Bush's Veto on Medicare Improvements Bill
July 9, 2008 McCaskill Demands Accountability for Medicare Payments Made to Dead Doctors
July 7, 2008 Senators React to SSA-OIG Report on Illegal Garnishment of Senior Benefits
June 30, 2008 Medicare Advantage: Helping or Hurting Seniors
May 6, 2008 MSNBC "Decision 08'" - Transcript
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