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Senator
Sen. Claire McCaskill [D, MO]
for
Missouri

About

Claire McCaskill graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1975 with a BA in Political Science. In 1978 she earned her Juris Doctor from the Law School. From 1982-1988, McCaskill served in Missouri's State Legislature. In 1993 she became the Prosecutor for Jackson County and from 1999-2007, she served as the Missouri Auditor. In 2006, Senator McCaskill was the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate from Missouri. She was the Chairwoman of the Senate Select Committee for the Impeachment of Samuel B. Kent, which disbanded in 2009 with the resignation of Judge Kent.

 

Claire McCaskill won re-election over Rep. Todd Akin in 2012.  She is up in the current election cycle.

Bio-Information

D.O.B 07/24/1953
Rank senior
Location Missouri
Office 503 Hart Senate Office Building
Party Democrat
Phone 202-224-6154
Fax 202-228-6326

Select Interest Group Rating

43%
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
10%
Gun Owners of America
100%
AFL-CIO
70%
American Civil Liberties Union
26%
National Taxpayers Union
100%
NARAL Pro-Choice America
4%
American Conservative Union
85%
Americans for Democratic Action