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The Breakout Star Of Claire McCaskill’s Victory Speech

Someone on stage was “serving some real Chloe Sevigny vibes.”

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Sen. Claire McCaskill declared victory over Rep. Todd Akin in the Missouri Senate race Tuesday night, earning reelection against the Republican candidate forever associated with the phrase “legitimate rape.”

But during McCaskill’s acceptance speech, Twitter got a little distracted by Maddie and Lily, McCaskill’s young, fashionable daughters. One in particular baffled and transfixed with her mysterious color-block sleeve…


Viewers at election HQ here puzzled about Claire McCaskill’s daughter’s one blue sleeve.— Kenneth Baer


Claire McCaskill’s daughter is so awkward. Why is her one sleeve blue?— Becca Ginns


What is Claire McCaskill’s daughter wearing on stage behind her during this victory speech?— T. Shields, Esq.

How dare Claire McCaskill's daughter wear one blue sleeve!

— Jason Ferraro (@UnckleJason)

How dare Claire McCaskill’s daughter wear one blue sleeve!— Jason Ferraro

I'm beyond fascinated by Claire McCaskill's daughter's braid and collared shirt situation. #2012election

— Lauren Ober (@OberandOut)

I’m beyond fascinated by Claire McCaskill’s daughter’s braid and collared shirt situation. #2012election— Lauren Ober

Jeff Robertson / AP

The comparisons came rolling in — Chloe Sevigny won the popular doppelgänger vote.

Claire McCaskill's daughter is serving some real Chloe Sevigny vibes #victoryspeech

— Zak Stone (@_zs)

Claire McCaskill’s daughter is serving some real Chloe Sevigny vibes #victoryspeech— Zak Stone

Claire McCaskill's daughter is bringing 90s era Chloe Sevigny realness.

— Joshua Conkel (@JoshuaConkel)

Claire McCaskill’s daughter is bringing 90s era Chloe Sevigny realness.— Joshua Conkel

claire mccaskill's daughter (i'm guessing?) behind her is giving me chloe sevigny vibes

— Hilary (@exit_everything)

claire mccaskill’s daughter (i’m guessing?) behind her is giving me chloe sevigny vibes— Hilary

Is Claire Mccaskill's daughter Chloe Sevigny? ...lol

— cielito &co. (@ThePostUps)

Is Claire Mccaskill’s daughter Chloe Sevigny? …lol— cielito &co.

Debate as to whether McCaskill's daughter looks like a lost Streep girl/Leelee sobieski/or Sevigny

— Esther Zuckerman (@ezwrites)

Debate as to whether McCaskill’s daughter looks like a lost Streep girl/Leelee sobieski/or Sevigny— Esther Zuckerman

Claire mccaskill's daughter looks like a young meryl streep.

— matt peters (@mattpeters)

Claire mccaskill’s daughter looks like a young meryl streep.— matt peters

Jeff Robertson / AP

And then there were these guys…

Claire McCaskill's daughter's a super cute little thing. Howyoudoin'?

— Daniel Nester (@DanielNester)

Claire McCaskill’s daughter’s a super cute little thing. Howyoudoin’?— Daniel Nester

Yo Claire McCaskill's daughter though what's up there

— Travis Hughes (@TravisSBN)

Yo Claire McCaskill’s daughter though what’s up there— Travis Hughes

Getting a brief surge of social capital right now out of the fact that I went on a date with Claire McCaskill's daughter once. #congrats

— Nate Jones (@kn8)

Getting a brief surge of social capital right now out of the fact that I went on a date with Claire McCaskill’s daughter once. #congrats— Nate Jones

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Jessica Testa is a national reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
 
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