Tag: U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill

Hawley campaign unveils ‘Claire McTaxAll’ website in first attack on Democratic incumbent

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – It seems that the race to be the next U.S. Senator is taking the first steps into developing into a full-fledged fight, as Republican candidate Attorney General Josh Hawley has launched the first round of blows against the Democratic incumbent U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill. Hawley’s campaign this week unveiled a new website seeking to highlight McCaskill’s record on taxes. According to the campaign, since arriving in Washington, the Democratic Senator has […]

McCaskill Passes the Arla Harrell Act Into Law, Delivering Decades-Overdue Relief to Veterans Exposed to Mustard Gas

Thursday, August 3, 2017 WASHINGTON – Capping a two-year battle on behalf of a Missouri veteran and his fellow servicemembers, U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill has successfully passed into law her bill to deliver decades-overdue relief to veterans intentionally exposed to mustard gas during World War II. McCaskill’s Arla Harrell Act—named for the last living Missouri veteran exposed to those mustard gas experiments—was approved by the Senate last night, after gaining approval in the U.S. House […]

Schmitt will not run for U.S. Senate in 2018, paves way for Hawley to run

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt will not be seeking the Republican nomination to run against U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill in 2018. Schmitt had been considered a top candidate to enter the Senate race, which is expected to feature a potentially large field of Republican hopefuls looking to unseat the top Democrat in the Show-Me State. The Republican met with top Republican officials in Washington D.C. in July to discuss a potential bid […]