1 hr ago
Progress Toward Comprehensive Patent Reform Stalls
On May 21, 2014, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy announced that he was removing patent reform legislation from the Committee's agenda, effectively eliminating any chance for Senate consideration this year.
6 hrs ago
General Motors Is Broken
The recent Senate committee hearing on how General Motors dealt with its deadly ignition switch defect provides the latest glimpse into the crisis of inattention, deferral of responsibility, and lack of accountability that permeate America's largest automaker.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
The WSU Signpost
Dietary supplements: helpful or dangerous?
The dietary supplement industry is a multi-billion dollar industry with a vast amount of choices at the local grocer.
Missouri Democratic Party has a new top donor
U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill has made a $240,000 donation to the Missouri Democratic Party, which makes her the party's new top donor.
My HorizonsHOMELAND INSECURITY
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.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Kansas City InfoZine
McCaskill Requests Resources for Cape Girardeau Veterans Facility
"Our veterans communities have waited for too long for construction and expansion of their local clinic facilities," the Senators wrote.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
July 28, 2014 - Senate bill would provide liability protection for...
Senators Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., and Roy Blunt, R-Mo., introduced a bill, The Grid Reliability Act of 2014, that would prevent suits or fines against utilities for violations of environmental laws or regulations when utilities are ordered by the Department of Energy to generate power to maintain electric reliability.
National Review Online
Myra Adams: Dr. Clinton and Mr. Ohhh
The 2016 Real Clear Politics' general election match-up polls support McCaskill's argument.
Tony's Kansas City
Must See!!! Show-Me Sen. Claire McCASKILL Sending Love to Kansas City ...
Here's the high praise put on blast . . . And maybe an indication that this guy has a bit more juice than some Democratic party critics realize .
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Spotlights and Solutions for College Rape
Kudos to The New York Times , The Christian Science Monitor and Huffington Post for their continued focus on campus sexual violence.
Procurement Chief Nominee Stresses Acquisition Training, Contractor Price Data
President Obama's choice to administer the White House Office of Federal Procurement Policy would seek to enhance the expertise of the government's in-house acquisition workforce while gathering better interagency data on past prices paid for products and contractor services.
Why Is This Commerce Department Agency Charging Other Agencies for Free Reports?
The 64-year-old National Technical Information Service has come under fire from senators and a congressional watchdog for charging other agencies for old reports that in many cases are available elsewhere for free.
The Hidden Crisis on College Campuses
Dana Bolger speaking at a Senate roundtable on campus sexual assault As the latest graduation season came and went this past spring, the traditional mortarboards worn by graduates were adorned with a new addition - bright red tape spelling "IX."
New Canaan News-Review
Town leaders discuss campus sexual
When it comes to sexual assault on college campuses and the ability to investigate such cases, this year has brought some frightening numbers.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
New York Daily News
Web search engines make federal agency unnecessary: senators
A bipartisan duo of senators wants to kill a small government agency with a bill called the Let Me Google That for You Act.
Senators Call On GM Ceo To Fire Top Lawyer
Lawmakers demanded General Motors fire its chief lawyer and do more to help crash victims as a Senate subcommittee delved deeper into GM's mishandling of the recall of small cars with defective ignition switches.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Overnight Tech: Lawmakers want to Google that for you
Is Washington effectively enabling innovation? How can policy makers keep pace with rapid developments in technology? Tune in tomorrow morning at 8:30 a.m. as we discuss these questions and more at the intersection of tech policy and innovation.
US News & World Report
Research, Discuss Sexual Violence on College Campuses as a Family
As sexual assaults on college campuses make headlines, many parents of prospective college students struggle to address the issue with their families and universities.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Blunt, McCaskill slam 'shameful' VA crisis response
Missouri's bipartisan senators on Monday chided the Veterans Affairs Department for the "shameful" handling of its healthcare crisis and the agency's treatment of whistleblowers.