Claire McCaskill

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McCaskill to Lead Senate Hearing on Militarization of Police Departments

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill plans to look deeper into the militarization of local police departments. She announced today that she will lead a Senate hearing in September to do just that.


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McCaskill Working to Ensure Federal Investigation is Fair, Transparent

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill today spoke with Molly Moran, acting assistant attorney general for civil rights at the Department of Justice, on the status of a federal civil rights investigation.


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TIMELINE: The Death of Michael Brown and Unrest in Ferguson

On Aug. 9, 18-year-old Michael Brown, a recent high school graduate about to start college, was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer. Brown was unarmed.


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Senator Claire McCaskill Issues Statement On Ferguson Shooting

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill has released a statement in response to news surrounding the shooting of Michael Brown.


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McCaskill Confident VA Benefits Package Will Be Finalized Before August Recess

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill says she’s sure Congress will be able to finalize the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs benefits package before Congress recesses in August.


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McCaskill Backs Missouri Transportation Sales Tax

The proposed constitutional amendment will ask voters to impose a three-quarter-cent sales tax that would last for 10 years.


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Could the Rams Fire Michael Sam for Being Gay?

Sexual orientation and gender identity aren’t currently protected categories in the Missouri Nondiscrimination Act (MONA).


circa 1950:  The 33rd President of the United States of America, statesman Harry S Truman (1884 - 1972), waving from a train.  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Senators Want to Rename D.C.’s Union Station in Honor of Harry S. Truman

Today marks the anniversary of the birth of Truman, for whom no memorial in D.C. exists.


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US Senate Endorses St. Louis as Chess Capital

St. Louis is hosting the U.S. Chess Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship for the sixth year in a row.


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55 Schools Cited For Sexual Assault Investigation

Education secretary Arne Duncan says 2 are in Illinois (Knox College & University of Chicago). None are in Missouri.




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