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Cops should wear cameras if they want federal funding, senator says

Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill said Tuesday that police officers across the country should be required to wear body cameras in order for their departments to qualify for federal funds.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Springfield, MO

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Northeast News

Sen. McCaskill visits company in the East Bottoms

Before an important Senate vote in September, one Missouri Senator is making the rounds and visiting small businesses across the state that could potentially be affected by the outcome of the vote.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Kansas City, MO


McCaskill favors body cameras for police officers

Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill says she favors the idea of giving police officers body cameras to wear when they deal with the public in order to get an accurate account of what happens.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Missouri

The Washington Post

Members of Congress call for police bodycams in wake of Ferguson

While calm appears to be returning to the St. Louis suburb that was torn apart as police and protesters clashed following the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer, members of Congress are calling for an expansion of police use of body cameras.


Related Topix: US Politics, US House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, Democrat, US Senate, Privacy, Business News


McCaskill tours Joplin company to promote Import-Export Bank

Companies such as American Ramp in Joplin could be the losers if Congress does not act to reauthorize the Import-Export Bank, U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill said this morning in Joplin.


Related Topix: Joplin, MO, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Tue Aug 26, 2014

USA Today

Mo. senator: Tie federal funding to police body cams

Mo. senator: Tie federal funding to police body cams SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - No police department should get federal funds unless they put cameras on officers, Sen. Claire McCaskill says.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Springfield, MO, Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime

News Max

Civil Rights Activists Demand Federal 'Czar' for Local Police

In an open letter published Monday, civil rights leaders and black politicians called on President Barack Obama and the Justice Department to take "immediate action" to implement policy changes to local law enforcement in the wake of the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Ferguson, MO

Little Green Footballs

How Ben Shapiro Spent His Time During Michael Brown's Funeral

So what was strange, twisted right wing hatchet man and malevolent garden gnome Ben Shapiro doing yesterday while the funeral of Michael Brown took place? He was busily digging up examples of funerals that weren't attended by Obama administration officials.


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Whitney Houston, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tony's Kansas City

TKC Breaking and Exclusive News!!! Behind the Scenes: Missouri Rage...

TKC BREAKING AND EXCLUSIVE NEWS!!! BEHIND THE SCENES: MISSOURI RAGE OVER GOV. JAY NIXON AND AG CHRIS KOSTER MISSING MICHAEL BROWN FUNERAL!!! Once again it seems that top Missouri politicos mishandled an important response to the highly disputed shooting death of African-American teen Michael Brown.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Jay Nixon, US Governors

American Reporter

T.S. KerriganSEAMUS and Me: Late Birthdays in a Lost World

On Friday, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., said what a lot of us are thinking about Wall Street fat cats and how they are taking federal bailout money while handing out bonuses and pay raises to themselves.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders

Mon Aug 25, 2014

KRMS-AM Osage Beach

Senators Speak Up To Save FLW

After Fort Leonard Wood lost more than a 1000 jobs due to the 2013 programmatic environmental assessment the Army now estimates that it could lose up to 5,400 civilian and military positions by 2020.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Leonard Wood, US Army, Fort Leonard Wood, MO, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

The Wichita Eagle

Maureen Dowd: Obama is alone again, naturally

When Barack Obama first ran for president, he theatrically cast himself as the man alone on the stage.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Columbia University, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

The Hill

Sharpton blasts police at Brown funeral

Rev. Al Sharpton delivered a eulogy at slain teenager Michael Brown's funeral in St. Louis Monday, saying it was "time to deal with policing" and questioning the use of military equipment and tactics by local cops.


Related Topix: US Politics, Lacy Clay, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Emanuel Cleaver, US Senate, Ferguson, MO, Carl Levin, St. Louis, MO


Mo. Police Officer Delivers Hate-Filled Speech, Gets Suspended

Out CNN anchor Don Lemon helped bring to light video of a St. Louis County police officer making a speech filled with homophobic, racist, and sexist rhetoric, a revelation that has resulted in the officer's suspension.


Related Topix: US Politics, Roy Blunt, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Roy Blunt, St Louis County, MO, Ferguson, MO

Daily Kos

President Obama adds White House-led review of militarization of police to those of McCaskill, Levin

Spurred by the jarring militarized appearance and aggressive stance of police responding to protests and looting in Ferguson, Missouri, President Obama on Friday ordered a review of the distribution of war gear to local and state police agencies, something he telegraphed a week ago that he would likely do.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Missouri, Carl Levin, Liberal Political News

Tony's Kansas City

TKC Exclusive and Breaking News!!! Kick-Ass Kansas City Insiders Told ...

Amid a great deal of fighting and tumultuous political conflict, trust a very smart and powerful white lady to come out on top.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Cybercast News Service

'Rape Culture' Panic Harms Small Businesses and Consumers

Scheming politicians, opportunists, and grifters have latched on to the recent panic over a supposed campus " rape culture " to clamp down on activities having nothing to do with rape.


Related Topix: Columbia University, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat


Americans Want Government More Active In Campus Sexual Assault Investigations

Sen. Claire McCaskill , Sen. Dean Heller , Sen. Richard Blumenthal , Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand , Sen. Kelly Ayotte , Sen. Mark Warner and Sen. Marco Rubio are joined by sexual assault survivors during a news conference about new legislation aimed at curbing sexual assults on college and university campuses at the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center July 30 ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Senator Kelly Ayotte

The Independent

Michael Brown shooting: US to review militarisation of police in aftermath of Ferguson riots

US newspapers were filled with images of police firing rubber bullets and the streets of Ferguson, Missouri swirling with tear gas Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.


Related Topix: Prison, Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama

Sun Aug 24, 2014


Military equipment given to Long Island police draws criticism

The federal government has provided police on Long Island millions of dollars in military equipment, ranging from Humvees to forklifts, which police say enhances public safety in natural disasters and terrorism incidents, but critics argue results in more aggressive police actions.


Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat