On Wednesday, a group of eight senators introduced legislation to confront sexual violence against college students.
Student activists said they are saddened but not surprised at the findings in the report released Wednesday by Sen. Claire McCaskill. “McCaskill’s survey gives us the data to support what we know anecdotally: Schools aren’t handling sexual assault well.”
The National Guard spent $88 million over three years on NASCAR sponsorships that may not have recruited any new soldiers.
The Missouri senator says the survey will provide “an unprecedented look into exactly how our colleges and universities act — or sometimes, fail to act — to protect students, and bring perpetrators to justice.”
Democratic Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill was speaking in Kansas City as part of her “McCaskill on Main Street” tour on Wednesday.
“I’m disappointed Senator McCaskill decided to put politics over protecting the women and men of our armed forces,” says Buell.
Sen. Claire McCaskill passed a military sexual assault bill in the Senate on Thursday, while the Military Justice Improvement Act, a competing bill championed by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, failed.
“So sorry I offended so many vegans. In Missouri we raise pigs and cattle and chickens to eat them.”
The memes are running 10-1 against, Mr. President.
The Missouri Senator said her once-rocky relationship with the Clintons is on the mend. She’s ready for Hillary.
One of Congress’ best tweeters explains how it’s done.
BuzzFeed sits down with the Democratic senator from Missouri. Live from D.C. on July 23, 2013.
An old Clinton foe is the first member of Congress to support the early Hillary effort. “We can all agree today that there is nobody better equipped to be our next President than Hillary Clinton,” says Claire McCaskill.
The Democratic powerhouse is in New York City Thursday for Off the Sideline’s kick-off funder. Gillibrand wants to double her 2012 haul for women candidates.
“I find myself unable to look them in the eye without honestly confronting this uncomfortable inequality,” moderate Missouri Democrat says.
Once a third-rail issue for moderate Democrats, opposition to the NRA is suddenly en vogue.
McCaskill’s evolution on guns continues as she calls “on the NRA to come out of hiding.”
According to Claire McCaskill, it’s not big enough for power meetings.
Twenty senators are female, for the first time ever. Plus, Senate’s first openly gay woman.
Someone on stage was “serving some real Chloe Sevigny vibes.”
Outside groups are suddenly flocking to the former pariah. But national groups are officially staying out.
He wants a pair of McCaskill stories covered. The Post-Dispatch assures: “If there’s a story there, you can be sure we’ll run with it.”
“If Claire McCaskill were a dog, she’d be a ‘Bullshitsu,’” campaign adviser tweets.
More sensitive phrasing from the man who brought you “legitimate rape.” Claire McCaskill “fetches” government from Washington, he says. (Via PoliticMO)
“Everyone has heard it,” McCaskill says. “I don’t think it will ever be played out for women.”
With a wide lead in her own re-election, Kirsten Gillibrand is raising money in the homestretch for female Dems like Claire McCaskill. A machine in the making?
Also a few spelling problems. But who are we to throw stones?
Apologizes for “legitimate rape” comment but refuses to back out of the race.