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Latest Claire Mccaskill Items
Three Republicans hungrily eyeing Claire McCaskill's Missouri Senate seat have spent the past few months trying to tarnish each other's conservative credentials while polishing their own — a tactic that's designed to appeal to Tuesday's primary voters but one that could hurt the party's chances against the vulnerable freshman Democrat in November.
Democrats have their thumbs on Republican scales in Senate primaries in Missouri and Wisconsin this summer, hoping to improve their own chances of maintaining a majority in November. The idea isn't quite as far-fetched as it might sound.
The Republican primary for Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill's seat has grown increasingly hostile in recent weeks, but the three candidates barely attacked one another at a debate Monday night near St. Louis.
When Congress announced a ban on budget earmarks earlier this year, many believed that the wasteful spending practice had been killed once and for all.
One year after the Senate rejected a moratorium on earmark spending, a bipartisan effort to permanently ban legislators from favoring pet projects is under way but faces an uncertain reception.
A painstaking review of nearly 260,000 grave markers at Arlington National Cemetery so far has revealed no further evidence of misplaced or misidentified grave sites like the ones that led the Army to oust the cemetery's top management last year, cemetery officials said at a briefing Friday.
Sen. Claire McCaskill, has sold a private plane she co-owns with her husband, months after her use of it for official business and failure to pay back taxes created a political headache.
The re-election bid of Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri is providing an early look at how Republicans plan to tie President Obama and his plunging job-approval ratings to vulnerable Democrats down the ballot next year.
An assistant secretary at the Department of Labor has resigned after an internal investigation found that he improperly steered federal contracts to friends and former colleagues.