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4 hrs ago | Nashua Telegraph

Making campuses safer for women

Sen. Kelly Ayotte was among a group of U.S. senators from both parties who took a stand this week on an issue that has been a long time brewing: The disparate, inconsistent and ineffective ways colleges deal with sexual assaults.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Dartmouth College, Opinion

20 hrs ago | Roll Call

Congress Vs. GM: 'Why Not Jail' Squares Off Against K Street | Commentary

GM CEO Mary Barra has appeared before congressional committees no fewer than four times in the past few months to testify about her company's deadly ignition switch problem, emerging gradually from her initial persona as a mournful penitent to a posture of straight-backed, jaw-locked defiance during questioning by Sen. Claire McCaskill , D-Mo., in ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Edward Markey, US House of Representatives

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Bill aims to crack down on campus sexual assaultBill aims to crack...

A bipartisan group of eight senators on Wednesday introduced legislation to curb sexual assaults on the nation's college and university campuses.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Education Etc.

KMIZ

Bipartisan bill announced to help curb sexual assaults on campus

The University of Missouri and other universities around the country could soon be facing stricter regulations on how campus sexual assaults are handled.

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

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Senators seek to curb campus sexual assault

From left, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Anna, a survivor of sexual assault, with her mother Susan, and Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., talk to each other during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, to discuss "Campus Accountability and Safety Act" that is before the Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, US House of Representatives, Carolyn Maloney, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Senator Mark Warner

The Plain Dealer

University of Akron strengthens how it will address sexual...

The University of Akron has formed a Sexual Assault Response Team and will require all incoming students this fall to take a two-hour online education program.

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Related Topix: University of Akron, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Boxer, Susan Davis, US House of Representatives

USA Today

BIll aims to crack down on campus sexual assault

BIll aims to crack down on campus sexual assault Bipartisan group of 8 senators calls for legislation to 'hold both perpetrators and institutions accountable' Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1rPnU0R Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., is one of eight senators proposing legislation Wednesday to curb sexual assaults on college and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Democrat, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican

Tony's Kansas City

TKC Breaking and Exclusive News!!! Sherwood Smith Jackson County...

Yesterday we learned that the last remaining ardent supporters of Former Fire Dude Sherwood Smith have all but given up Jackson County election hopes.

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Related Topix: Jackson County, MO, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Wilson County News

Cornyn discusses Reid's refusal to allow vote on HUMANE Act

Post a comment WASHINGTON--U.S. Senator John Cornyn today addressed Majority Leader Harry Reid 's refusal to allow a vote on the HUMANE Act, bipartisan legislation designed to address the growing crisis on the southern border.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Harry Reid, Senator Tom Carper

JD Supra

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Lee Terry, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Blake Farenthold

Slate Magazine

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Senator Richard Blumenthal

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Washington Post

Senators question wisdom of U.S. government office that exists to sell free technical reports

Sen. Claire McCaskill contemplates the future of the National Technical Information Service.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Search Engines, Emerging Technology, Republican, Tom Coburn, Springfield, VA, Science / Technology, Internet, Education

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.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, The Dr. Oz Show, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, St Louis County, MO

American Reporter

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Democrat, Cape Girardeau, MO, Life, Veteran Affairs

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Public Power

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Roy Blunt, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt, Democrat, Department of Energy, Representative Pete Olson, Gene Green

National Review Online

Myra Adams: Dr. Clinton and Mr. Ohhh

The 2016 Real Clear Politics' general election match-up polls support McCaskill's argument.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, George Bush, W.

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 .

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

Thu Jul 24, 2014

OpEdNews

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Antioch College, Liberal Political News

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