Tag: Sen. Claire McCaskill

St. Louis student one of two Missourians selected for United States Senate Youth Program

The United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) has selected a local student to represent the state of Missouri at the nation’s capital during the 56th annual USSYP Washington Week starting Saturday. The extremely competitive national merit-based program brings only 104 of the most outstanding high school students within the country. Two students are chosen from each state and travel to Washington, D.C. for an intensive week-long study of the federal government and the people who […]

Treasurer Schmitt talks tax reform on Fox Business Network

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt appeared on Fox Business Network’s Varney and Company Wednesday morning to talk about President Donald Trump’s tax reform plan, just hours before the President landed for his second visit to the Show-Me State. Schmitt spoke about the reform bills, saying he hoped U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill would vote for the tax cut but said that Missourians are “prepared to be disappointed.” Schmitt spoke about the tax cuts […]

Greitens lambasts Blunt, McCaskill in response to St. Louis veterans home investigation letter

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Governor Eric Greitens has, for quite some time, taken an interest in the welfare of veterans in the U.S., and when it comes to that topic, he’s showing that he’ll pull no punches. The latest example of that is his response letter to Missouri’s two U.S. Senators, who this week penned a joint letter to the governor urging him to call for an investigation into the accusations of patient mistreatment at […]

October Quarterly Filings: What we learned

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With the October quarterly filing deadline passed, we took a look at some of the big takeaways from the filing reports, as well as a few interesting tidbits. Here’s what we found noteworthy: Greitens’ campaign and office: Close living quarters The numbers posted by Gov. Eric Greitens in the October Quarterly were interesting. According to the records filed on Monday, the Governor has spent more money in the past three months […]

David Wasinger to announce his run for state auditor

One more name has been added to the state’s auditor position. On Thursday, KMOX broke the news that St. Louis attorney David Wasinger would announce his run to seek the Republican nomination for the state auditor position. Wasinger, originally from Hannibal, is a certified public accountant and has had previously been rumored to show interest in running for U.S. Senate seat held by Sen. Claire McCaskill. The American Lawyer magazine recognized Wasinger as National Litigator […]

McCaskill ‘proud to support’ new Jefferson City Intern Resource Network

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill applauded the launch of the new Intern Resource Network by the Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Partners In Prevention, and Women’s Foundation to help keep interns safe. “When I was an intern in Jefferson City, sexual harassment was a serious issue, and it’s clear it’s a problem that persists, often with devastating consequences for too many young women,” said McCaskill, who has led efforts in the Senate […]

McCaskill to Hold Three Town Halls in St. Robert, Camdenton, Bolivar

ST. ROBERT, CAMDENTON, BOLIVAR, Mo. – U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill—who has hosted more public town halls throughout Missouri in her time as Senator than the rest of Missouri’s Congressional delegation combined—will hold three public town halls in Missouri on Thursday, August 24. Thursday, August 24 McCaskill will hold three public town halls, with media availability to follow, in St. Robert, Camdenton, and Bolivar. Full details below. On previous tours this year, McCaskill has already hosted […]

McCaskill adds three town hall stops to list in effort to reach rural voters

By Benjamin Peters As the race begins to shape up in what will be Missouri’s most heated battle in 2018, incumbent U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill is adding more stops to her ever-growing list of visits and appearances in the Show-Me State. In July, the Democrat used the session’s recess to make a 10-stop tour in Missouri, and on Tuesday, she’ll be adding three more stops in southwest Missouri, which brings her total this year to […]

Is Hawley reluctant to run for U.S. Senate, or just reluctant to answer the question?

By Benjamin Peters JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Recent news about Attorney General Josh Hawley’s potential run for U.S. Senate continues to leave voters with questions about the status of the Republican’s intentions. Just last week, it was announced that Hawley was forming an exploratory committee for a possible bid against U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill. “It’s really not official, he’s still playing around with an exploratory committee. Either start a pot, or get out of the […]