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  1. Dr. Oz & Dr. Phil's Gross TV CharadeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago |

    ... weight-loss supplements. (I should probably take this opportunity to admit that I did not give Sen. Claire McCaskill nearly enough credit when I wrote about it at the time . She gave him far more of a grilling than I thought she would.) Then as now, ...


  2. Lawmakers Want a Few Good Hackers to Help Bring Congress into the 21st CenturyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Government Executive

    ... some of Congress' most pressing tech challenges. Just a few weeks ago, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., sent a letter to the leaders Senate Rules and Administration Committee to bring attention to the Senate's startling ...


  3. Senator: Loretta Lynch 'American Dream in action'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    Loretta Lynch is "the embodiment of the American Dream in action," according to Senator Claire McCaskill, and as only the second woman to ever hold the office of U.S. Attorney General --and the first black woman to gain it, the senator is right. But this is not a dream that was handed down to Lynch haphazardly, as she has spent the past five months waiting for the Senate to confirm President Obama's appointment of her to the coveted post.


  4. Q&A: Preventing Sexual AssaultRead the original story

    Friday | The Dysart Reporter

    ... I co-sponsored the "Campus Accountability and Safety Act" that was reintroduced in February with Sen. Claire McCaskill and a bipartisan coalition of senators. It would establish new campus resources and support services for students, including a ...


  5. Missouri's position X and importance X in 2016 presidential contest up in the airRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    ... Most of the state's top elected Democrats long ago announced their support for Clinton, including U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, Gov. Jay Nixon and St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay. One of the region's top Democratic donors, Bob Clark, is also already ...


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

    Thursday | 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.


  7. As Loretta Lynch Takes Over Justice, Will a Reset With Republicans Ensue?Read the original story

    Thursday | US News & World Report

    ... job is not to simply defend the president and his policies." "This should be a happy day for America," Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., said on the Senate floor Thursday. "This is about the American dream. This woman is the embodiment of the American ...


  8. Missouri's Claire McCaskill and Roy Blunt are at odds over Loretta Lynch ...Read the original story

    Thursday | Joplin

    McCaskill, a Democrat, decried the refusal of her Republican colleagues -- including Roy Blunt, the Republican senator from Missouri -- to support Lynch because they say the North Carolina native agrees too closely with President Barack Obama, who ... (Read full article)


  9. Dr. Oz Sets Out To Shame His CriticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 |

    ... the exhortation, "RESIGN." In a June 2014 congressional hearing, Oz took a beating from Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri, who scolded him for hyping dubious weight-loss products such as green coffee extract and raspberry ketone. "I don't ...


  10. Doctor Oz defends himself using ad hominem attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 |

    ... modified crops without any science to support it. Last year, a Congressional committee, led by Senator Claire McCaskill, berated him for his touting of these weight loss nostrums. Recently, a group of 10 physicians, led by Dr Henry Miller a Robert ...


  11. Missouri, Arkansas senators split on attorney general voteRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Joplin

    Senators from Missouri and Arkansas split along party lines Thursday in the vote on the nomination of Loretta Lynch to be United States Attorney General. Missouri Democrat Claire McCaskill voted for the nomination.


  12. Lynch Confirmed as Attorney GeneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Your News Now

    ... on the other side of the aisle are saying today, it doesn't matter if you're qualified," said Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri. "We have a new test. You must disagree with the president who nominates you." Thursday's vote puts an end to yet another ...


  13. Senate confirms Loretta Lynch as attorney generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | WHAS11

    ... attorney general who would be faithful to the law, but her answers made that impossible." In response, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., called GOP criticisms of Lynch a "base politics play to the cheap seats." She has promised to repair the Justice ...


  14. Here Are 7 'Miracle' Products Dr. Oz Had PeddledRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Switched

    ... might not be a very good diagnosis. Here are seven scientifically questionable cures Oz has touted. Senator Claire McCaskill took Oz to task for giving viewers viewers "false hope" for easy weight loss by promoting supplements he knows are ...


  15. A senator calls attention to the struggle of seniors losing Social Security benefits to student debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Washington Post

    ... Senate Special Committee on Aging has now called for further research into the situation. On Thursday, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO.) sent a letter to the GAO requesting a study on the impact of the government garnishing the benefits of older ...


  16. Senator Calls Lynch Confirmation Delay 'Disgusting'Read the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Roll Call

    Shortly before advancing Loretta Lynch's attorney general nomination Thursday, Sen. Claire McCaskill slammed the delay over a confirmation vote on the floor, calling out Republicans for practicing base politics aimed at 'the cheap seats.' 'Doesn't get any uglier than this,' McCaskill said, a former prosecutor herself.


  17. McCaskill, Blunt at odds over Lynch confirmation voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | McClatchy

    - When Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill realized how close the vote might come on Thursday to confirm Loretta Lynch's nomination for Attorney General, she let loose in a furious speech on the Senate floor. McCaskill, a Democrat, decried the refusal of ...


  18. McCaskill: Failure to confirm Lynch is 'disgusting'Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Washington Post

    In an impassioned speech from the Senate floor, Sen. Claire McCaskill said that if the Senate does not confirm Loretta Lynch as attorney general it would be "base politics at its ugliest."


  19. Loretta Lynch Clears Key Senate VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Roll Call

    ... which many of them consider to be unconstitutional. "[It] doesn't get any uglier than this," railed Sen. Claire McCaskill , D-Mo., shortly before the vote. McCaskill, a former prosecutor herself, said the new precedent being set by Republican ...


  20. Physicians to Columbia University: 'Dismayed' that Dr. Oz is on facultyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WISW-AM Columbia

    ... at a June 2014 hearing on false advertising for deceptive weight loss products featured on his show. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Missouri, and chairwoman of the Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Insurance, said at the ...