Sen. Claire McCaskill

The casket of Michael Brown sits inside Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church awaiting the start of his funeral on August 25, 2014 in St. Louis. (Photo by Robert Cohen-Pool/Getty Images)

Who’s Who In Michael Brown Case

Michael Brown: Brown was shot on August 9, 2014 by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson. The story of an unarmed 18-year-old black man shot by a white cop prompted protests in Ferguson, which were met by […]

10/17/2014

Army Staff Sgt. Angel M. Sanchez

Victims Group Seeks Federal Investigation at Fort Leonard Wood

A victims rights group is seeking a federal investigation into whether officials at Fort Leonard Wood discouraged trainees from reporting allegations of sexual assault and harassment.

09/26/2014

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Sen. McCaskill: ISIS Is “Real Threat That Can’t Be Allowed to Grow”

Sen. Claire McCaskill sat in on Tuesday’s hearing where that possibility was raised by General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

09/17/2014

Demonstrators hold up roses while protesting the shooting death of Michael Brown make their voices heard on August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Protesters have been vocal asking for justice in the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Blunt, McCaskill, Slay, Nixon Discuss Ferguson

A high-level meeting with top state and local political leaders took place Monday to strategize what will happen if the Michael Brown grand jury fails to recommend charges against Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.

09/16/2014

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McCaskill: Charter Extension For Export-Import Bank Would Be ‘Really Good News’ for Missouri Businesses

The bank provides loans, credit insurance and loan guarantees to help foreign buyers purchase American goods.

09/15/2014

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McCaskill to Goodell: NFL Has Serious Problem With Domestic Violence

Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill has harsh words for the head of the National Football League in the wake of the video showing former running back Ray Rice punching his now-wife.

09/12/2014

Police stand watch as demonstrators protest the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown on August 13, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday. Ferguson, a St. Louis suburb, is experiencing its fourth day of violent protests since the killing. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Congress Considers Review of Police Military Gear

Congress says it’s considering doing more to monitor and hold accountable police departments across the United States that obtain sophisticated military equipment from the federal government.

09/09/2014

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Sen. McCaskill Announces $10.3M TIGER Grant for CORTEX MetroLink Station

Sen. Claire McCaskill has announced a $10.3 million TIGER grant for a CORTEX MetroLink station and expansion of the Central West End MetroLink station.

09/09/2014

Police stand watch as demonstrators protest the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown on August 13, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday. Ferguson, a St. Louis suburb, is experiencing its fourth day of violent protests since the killing. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Senate Hearing to Examine Militarization of Local Police

The big armored police trucks and assault-style weapons seen in Ferguson are the subject of a Senate hearing today.

09/09/2014

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Sen. McCaskill Reiterates Call for Police Body Cameras

McCaskill told MSNBC’s “The Morning Joe” that it’s only a matter of time before they all have them.

09/05/2014

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