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: Homeland Security Issue Position: Energy Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Agriculture Issue Position: Government Accountability Issue Position: Iraq Issue Position: Education Issue Position: Immigration Issue Position: Veterans 8/28/14 Columbia Daily Tribunes - McCaskill Makes Pitch for Export-Import Bank at Paris Road Manufacturer 8/27/14 McCaskill Talks Jobs in Joplin Ahead of Crucial Senate Vote 8/27/14 Joplin Globe - McCaskill Tours Joplin Company to Promote Import-Export Bank 8/27/14 KMBZ - Senator McCaskill Rallies Support for Export-Import Bank 8/27/14 SEMO Times - Claire McCaskill Visits Poplar Bluff VA Hospital 8/26/14 McCaskill Announces Expansion of Veterans Secret Shopper Program at Poplar Bluff, West Plains VA 8/26/14 KOLR-TV - Sen. McCaskill: Ex-Im Bank Affects Mo. Jobs 8/22/14 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, and Raymond Odierno, Chief of Staff of the Army - Support for Ft. Leonard Wood 8/22/14 McCaskill, Blunt Encourage Nixon to Request Economic Resources for Ferguson 8/21/14 Politico - Claire McCaskill to Head Militarization Hearing 8/21/14 St. Joseph News-Press - McCaskill Announces Hearing on Military Equipment Program 8/21/14 TIME - Claire McCaskill: Ferguson Will Mean More Diversity in Missouri's Government 8/21/14 After Ferguson Violence, McCaskill to Lead Senate Hearing on Militarization of Local Police Departments 8/20/14 St. Joseph News-Press - Senators in Accord on Ferguson Investigation 8/19/14 Politico - Claire McCaskill: Protests Were 'Invaded' 8/14/14 Letter to Senator Mikulski, Senator Shelby, Senator Udall, and Senator Johanns - Stop Postal Service Cuts 8/14/14 McCaskill in Ferguson: Time to "De-Militarize This Situation' 8/13/14 Following Ferguson Shooting, McCaskill Speaks with U.S. Department of Justice 8/11/14 The Washington Post - Missouri Pols Call for Transparent Investigation of Michael Brown Shooting 8/11/14 McCaskill Statement on Ferguson Shooting 8/08/14 Growth at Whiteman Applauded by McCaskill 8/07/14 McCaskill Reaction to National Guard Decision on Motors Sports Recruiting 8/07/14 New GAO Report Shows Need for Improving Rating System for Federal Contractors 8/04/14 MissouriNet - Senators Support Veteran's Bill 8/01/14 Automotive & Highway Safety Bill Introduced by McCaskill 8/01/14 The Daily Star-Journal - Senate Receives Campus Sexual Assault Measure 7/31/14 McCaskill: Veterans Bill "An Example of What's Possible' When Politics is Set Aside 7/30/14 Sen. Warner Joins Bipartisan Bill to Combat Campus Sexual Assault 7/30/14 Bipartisan Bill Takes Aim at Sexual Assault on Campuses, Protecting Students, Boosting Accountability and Transparency at Colleges and Universities 7/29/14 McCaskill Statement on VA Secretary Confirmation 7/24/14 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Nomination of Anne E. Rung to be Administrator, Office of Federal Procurement Policy, Office of Management and Budget 7/24/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Office of Inspector General Recommendations 7/23/14 Letter to LMC Industries, Inc. - Export-Import Bank 7/23/14 McCaskill Shines Spotlight on Outdated Agency Escaping Accountability 7/22/14 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy - Questions for the Record 7/22/14 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 7/21/14 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Implementing the Campus SaVE Act 7/21/14 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Contractor Inventory 7/21/14 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Answers Regarding USCIS Contract 7/21/14 The Hill - Blunt, McCaskill Slam 'Shameful' VA Crisis Response 7/18/14 McCaskill Meets Nominee to Head Department of Veterans Affairs