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  1. In Kansas, Independent Senate Candidate Holds Washington ConnectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | National Journal

    ... Federal Election Commission records, but the rest of his political donations have been to Democrats: Sen. Claire McCaskill's 2012 campaign, John Kerry's 2004 presidential bid, and the Kansas Democratic Party, to name a few. Wolf did not respond to a ...

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  2. Senators Want Pentagon Probe of Sex Abuse Intimidation ClaimsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WLS-AM Chicago

    ... at the base who was convicted of sexually assaulting eight female trainees under his command. Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) have written Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to urge that the "troubling allegations" be ...

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  3. Analysis: Why Your Cable Bill is So HighRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Steuben Courier

    Earlier this summer, U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill launched a website for consumers to share their TV billing horror stories. Within 10 days, her office received 428 responses, mostly complaints about the rising cost of TV and broadband services.

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  4. McCaskill plans events focused on campus assaultsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KMIZ

    U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill is planning to travel to Missouri colleges and universities to discuss ways of addressing sexual violence on campuses. McCaskill's office says she will hold events at schools in 10 cities next week to listen to opinions about her legislation on the topic.

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  5. AAU aims to head off feds on sexual assault - Rally rails against failing NYC schoolsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Politico

    AAU AIMS TO HEAD OFF FEDS ON SEXUAL ASSAULT: The Association of American Universities is working to develop a campus climate survey on sexual assault in an effort to head off the prospect of a federally designed and mandated survey. The work began after a White House task force suggested the value of such a survey, but before Sen. Claire McCaskill introduced a bill that would require the Education Department to develop one for all campuses receiving federal aid.

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  6. It's official: California law requires "affirmed consent" for sex on campusRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    A new survey by Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill finds 41 percent of colleges nationwide have not investigated a sexual assault in the past five years. We discuss why this is the case and how policies must change to support victims.

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  7. Nate Irvin wants to ease marijuana laws for Missouri's 4th DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Missourian

    Nate Irvin said that while he was campaigning for U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill in 2012, one issue was on voters' minds more than any other: marijuana reform. Now that he's a candidate for the Democratic Party in the 2014 4th District congressional primary, Irvin said the reform of marijuana laws is still the issue he hears about most.

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  8. 'Take back our tanks': Police can't get rid of military gear in Ferguson aftermathRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    ... - all at the request of the local agencies themselves, Mother Jones reported, citing a spokeswoman for Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), who has spearheaded a Senate investigation into the program. Even before 1033 came under increased media scrutiny ...

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  9. Sen. McCaskill seeks probe of Fort Leonard Wood Army leaders on sex assault policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Army Times

    Sen. Claire McCaskill has asked the Pentagon to investigate allegations that Army leaders at Fort Leonard Wood discouraged trainees from reporting sexual assaults. "These troubling allegations warrant an investigation," McCaskill, D-Mo., wrote in a letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Tuesday.

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  10. Mother Jones: Police Departments Having Trouble Getting Rid of Military HardwareRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boise Weekly

    ... unwieldy or otherwise useless in community policing efforts. According to a representative of Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), in the last 10 years, police departments have returned more than 6,000 such items to the Pentagon. But as the back flow of ...

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  11. Police Departments Want to Get Rid of Their Pentagon-Issued Combat Gear. Here's Why They Can't.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mother Jones

    ... the last 10 years, according to Defense Department data provided to Mother Jones by a spokeswoman for Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), who has spearheaded a Senate investigation of the Pentagon program that is arming local police. Thousands more ...

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  12. Many Universities Don't Want You To Know How They Punish Sexual AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Switched

    ... sexual assaults adjudicated and their outcomes. Staffers who worked on the bill say it was born out of Sen. Claire McCaskill's (D-Mo.) survey of colleges , which found that many schools use adjudication processes that do not comply with best ...

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  13. Legislative rush on campus sexual assault threatens student rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Hill

    ... (CASA), introduced in July by a bipartisan group of lawmakers including Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.). CASA includes commonsense measures, like preventing colleges from allowing athletic ...

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  14. Failing the MidtermsRead the original story

    Monday | In These Times

    ... York Times reported in mid-August, even longtime congressional allies of the Obama White House such as Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) freely concede that the president has little to no interest in working closely with House and Senate leaders. ...

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  15. McCaskill The Next AG? Or Governor?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    With Thursday's resignation of US Attorney General Eric Holder, one of the names that has come up as a possible replacement is Missouri US Senator Claire McCaskill. Missouri Congressman Billy Long told the KZRG Morning Newswatch he hadn't heard about that, but there was something he did hear about McCaskill.

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  16. The greed of it allRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | The Hill

    ... to arbitrarily raise prices, offer shoddy customer service, and dismiss cases of erroneous billing. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) continues to seek true reforms that will rein in the abusive business and billing practices of the pay-TV industry. ...

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  17. Senator: Investigate sex abuse allegations at baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | News Tribune

    Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri is asking Fort Leonard Wood officials to respond to testimony during a court-martial this week that superiors discouraged trainees from reporting sexual misconduct allegations. The testimony came during the court-martial of Staff Sgt.

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  18. T.S. KerriganSEAMUS and Me: Late Birthdays in a Lost WorldRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | American Reporter

    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. "They don't get it," she said.

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  19. 8 Missouri PoliticsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | KSGF-AM Springfield

    Hour 2- Guest: Dr. John Lilly & Tom Martz- Locke & Smith Foundation What is going to be the Claire McCaskill's political future? What meeting is taking place next week? What is Missouri doing to look for political ideas? What do we know about a politician who may end up being Missouri's speaker of the house? Length - 35:58

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  20. Group seeks federal investigation at fortRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | KMIZ

    ... Leslie Smith, post commander, hasn't made a public statement about the testimony. Missouri's two senators, Claire McCaskill and Roy Blunt, said in statements Thursday that they are working to determine the accuracy of the testimony and give the ...

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