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Clown Banned, Announcer Resigns After State Fair Rodeo

There was further fallout Monday from a controversy sparked Saturday night when a rodeo clown wearing a mask of President Barack Obama was taunted.

08/12/2013

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Mark Reardon: U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill discusses jobs and the state of the economy.

08/07/2013

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McCaskill to Small Businesses: Hire More Veterans

McCaskill says the employment picture has improved for those who have served in America’s military. The jobless rate for veterans stands at 7.7 percent, down from 8.9 percent a year ago.

08/07/2013

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McCaskill Pushing For Clinton in Iowa This Week

McCaskill became one of Clinton’s earliest backers when she formally announced her support in June. She said Friday that there are some clear advantages to having a female chief executive.

08/05/2013

Sen. McCaskill speaks during a Senate subcommittee hearing on POW-MIA recoveries on August 1, 2013.

McCaskill Calls POW-MIA Recovery Efforts ‘Dysfunctional’

According to McCaskill, Congress has demanded that at least 200 missing soldiers be found each year but fewer than 100 are being recovered annually.

08/01/2013

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Sen. McCaskill Introduces Bill to Limit Government Red Tape on Building Projects

“American employers can’t afford unnecessary and duplicative delays while multiple federal agencies check boxes. We need a streamlined and navigable process…”

07/30/2013

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Sen. McCaskill Calls For Candid Discussion On ‘Stand Your Ground’

“There are no words that can properly explain the fear that the parent of an African-American child has.”

07/18/2013

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McCaskill Calls Unused $34M Building in Afghanistan an ‘Embarrassment’

The new 64,000-square-foot military headquarters has never been occupied, according to McCaskill and may have to be destroyed.

07/16/2013

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Obama Approves “Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge”

President Barack Obama signed legislation naming the new I-70 bridge the “Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge.”

07/12/2013

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Sen. McCaskill Wants Solutions For “No Call List” Violations

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskell chaired a Senate hearing to examine how “robocalls” are harming consumers.

07/10/2013

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