Latest Claire McCaskill Stories

2011-07-18 13:20:00

ST. LOUIS, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaking to a group of veterinary students during the Student American Veterinary Medical Association (SAVMA) House of Delegates meeting being held at the annual AVMA Convention, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) noted the important role veterinarians play in ensuring our nation's animals are healthy and our food supply safe. "I'm honored to be attending the American Veterinary Medical Association Convention this year," said Sen. McCaskill....

2011-06-17 17:16:00

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Missourians rallied today in front of Sen. Claire McCaskill's (D-MO) office urging her to stand up for federal workers and to protect Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security as Congress works to balance the budget. During the rally, Senator McCaskill met with representatives from the American Federation of Government Employees, Missouri Jobs with Justice, Paraquad, Disability Coalition on Health Care Reform, Missouri Budget...

2009-12-01 17:49:00

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release is being issued by Diana Roccograndi, Insurrecta Nex: Catholics from the St. Louis area and the Washington, DC based group, Insurrecta Nex, will hold a press conference at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis to urge Archbishop Carlson to give Senator McCaskill a public warning about her upcoming vote on healthcare. "Archbishop Carlson should publicly warn Senator McCaskill that if she votes for healthcare reform that...

2009-06-11 16:28:00

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids applauds U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill for voting today to approve historic legislation that gives the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authority to regulate tobacco products, including the authority to crack down on tobacco marketing and sales to kids. The U.S. Senate approved the bipartisan bill 79 to 17. The House has approved similar legislation, and Congress is expected to quickly send a final bill...

2009-04-08 10:39:59

One of the partners behind a St. Louis restaurant says he is thrilled with U.S. President Barack Obama's request for a pizza feast from the eatery. Ryan Mangialardo, who founded St. Louis' Pi eatery, said he is excited to fly to Washington to prepare first-hand pizzas for Obama and his family, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch said Wednesday. What can you say? Mangialardo, 27, said. It's incredible. U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., recalled that Obama tried Pi's pizza in October during his...

2009-03-02 10:50:00

Members of the US Congress are increasingly making use of the microblogging site Twitter. Democrat Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri is likely to be the most avid Twitterer in the Senate. She has written more than 250 messages since becoming a member of the Twitter community in January. She sent off a number of "Tweets" during President Barack Obama's speech before the joint session of Congress last week "“ a move that drew criticism from her mother, to which McCaskill responded to...

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