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Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.

Senator (2nd term)

Democrat



Biography

Political Highlights: Mo. House, 1983-88; sought Democratic nomination for Jackson County prosecutor, 1988; Jackson County Legislature, 1991-93; Jackson County prosecutor, 1993-99; Mo. auditor, 1999-2007; Democratic nominee for governor, 2004
Born: July 24, 1953; Rolla, Mo.
Residence: Kirkwood
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Husband, Joseph Shepard; seven children
Education: U. of Missouri, B.A. 1975; U. of Missouri, J.D. 1978
Elected: 2006
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Airland; Personnel; Readiness & Management Support); Commerce, Science & Transportation (Communications, Technology, Innovation & the Internet; Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance & Data Security; Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine); Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs (Federal Spending Oversight & Emergency Management; Permanent Investigations - Ranking Member); Special Aging
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

House Seniority: 19th ranked Senate Democrat
Twitter: 8,298 followers
State Clout: Missouri is 30th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

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