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  McCaskill, Claire
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AffiliationDemocratic  
<-  2013-01-03  
 
NameClaire McCaskill
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Kirkwood, Missouri , United States
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Born July 24, 1953
Died Still Living (60 years)
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Oct 25, 2013 12:49pm
Tags Caucasian - Moderate-to-Liberal - Anti Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Anti School Vouchers - Anti-Bush Tax Cuts (Pro-Tax Cut Rollback) - Anti-Social Security Privatization - Health Care Reform - Pro Animal Rights - Pro Embryonic Stem Cell Research - Pro Environment - Pro-Choice - Pro-Gay Marriage - Divorced - Married - Catholic - Christian - Straight -
InfoClaire McCaskill has spent all her life in Missouri. She was born in Rolla and raised in Lebanon and Columbia, Missouri. Her family initially lived in Houston, Missouri, where her father William worked at the McCaskill feed mill. Later the family moved to Lebanon, hometown of her mother, Betty.

Claire attended Hickman High School in Columbia, while her father served as a state insurance commissioner and her mother became Columbia’s first woman city council member. She remained in Columbia after high school and graduated from University of Missouri undergraduate and law school and later clerked for the Missouri Court of Appeals in Kansas City.

Claire served in the Missouri House of Representatives from 1983 to 1988. She became Jackson County Prosecutor in 1993, a position she held until she was sworn in as Missouri Auditor in 1999.

In April 2002, Claire married Joseph Shepard, a St. Louis businessman. Together they have seven children,: Benjamin, 28, Carl, 25, Marilyn, 23, Michael, 21, Austin, 16, Maddie, 14 and Lily, 11.

Claire is a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jefferson City and St. Gerard Majella Catholic Church in St. Louis.

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JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
10/19/2012-10/21/2012 Public Policy Polling (D) 44.00% ( 0.0) 51.00% ( 2.0) 5.00% ( 2.0)
10/01/2012-10/03/2012 Public Policy Polling (D) 44.00% ( 4.0) 49.00% ( 6.0) 7.00% ( 2.0)
08/28/2012-08/29/2012 Public Policy Polling (D) 40.00% ( 1.0) 55.00% ( 2.0) 5.00% ( 0.0)
08/20/2012-08/20/2012 Public Policy Polling (D) 41.00% ( 1.0) 53.00% ( 3.0) 5.00% ( 5.0)
05/24/2012-05/27/2012 Public Policy Polling (D) 40.00% ( 6.0) 50.00% ( 3.0) 10.00% ( 3.0)
04/28/2011-05/01/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 46.00% ( 3.0) 47.00% ( 3.0) 7.00% ( 6.0)
11/29/2010-12/01/2010 Public Policy Polling (D) 43.00% ( 5.0) 44.00% ( 7.0) 13.00% ( 2.0)
03/27/2010-03/28/2010 Public Policy Polling (D) 38.00% ( 4.0) 51.00% ( 6.0) 11.00% ( 11.0)
01/26/2010-01/27/2010 Public Policy Polling (D) 42.00% ( 0.0) 45.00% ( 0.0) 0.00% ( 0.0)
12/11/2009-12/13/2009 Survey USA 48.00% ( 2.0) 45.00% ( 2.0) 7.00% ( 0.0)

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Mar 24, 2013 08:00pm News McCaskill comes out in support of same sex marriage   Article RBH 
Oct 29, 2012 05:35pm News Claire McCaskill’s Mother Passes Away  Article DFWDem 
Jun 26, 2012 09:00pm News Claire McCaskill Will Not Attend Democratic National Convention  Article Scott³ 
Mar 09, 2011 11:00pm News McCaskill will vote against Democratic spending bill  Article Scott³ 
Jun 19, 2010 11:20am Statement McCaskill says she has votes to end Senate practice of secret holds  Article Jason 
Apr 20, 2010 11:40am Speech McCaskill presses GOP to reveal holds  Article RP 

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FAMILY
Mother Betty McCaskill 1928-2012

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  06/00/2015 US Attorney General ???
  11/06/2012 Armed Services Committee Seat 3 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2012 Commerce Committee Seat 8 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2012 MO US Senate Won 54.81% (+15.70%)
  08/07/2012 MO US Senate - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2009 Seat 10 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2007 Seat 12 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/2006 MO US Senate Won 49.58% (+2.27%)
  08/08/2006 MO US Senate - D Primary Won 80.80% (+61.61%)
  11/02/2004 MO Governor Lost 47.85% (-2.98%)
  08/03/2004 MO Governor - D Primary Won 51.64% (+6.38%)
  11/05/2002 MO Auditor Won 59.95% (+23.40%)
  08/06/2002 MO Auditor - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1998 MO Auditor Won 50.30% (+3.90%)
  08/04/1998 MO Auditor - D Primary Won 50.96% (+12.30%)
  11/03/1992 Jackson County Prosecutor Won 56.78% (+13.55%)
  08/04/1992 Jackson County Prosecutor - D Primary Won 66.79% (+33.58%)
  11/06/1990 Jackson County Legislature 02 - At-Large Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1986 MO State House 042 Won 63.72% (+27.45%)
  11/06/1984 MO State House 042 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/07/1984 MO State House 042 - D Primary Won 68.46% (+36.93%)
  11/02/1982 MO State House 042 Won 61.08% (+22.17%)
ENDORSEMENTS
GA US Senate - D Primary - May 20, 2014 D Michelle Nunn
US Secretary of the Interior - Apr 10, 2013 D Sally Jewell
C.I.A. Director - Mar 07, 2013 N John Brennan
St. Louis Mayor - D Primary - Mar 05, 2013 D Francis G. Slay
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 06, 2009 I Sonia Sotomayor
US Deputy Secretary of Defense - Feb 11, 2009 NPA Reject
US Attorney General - Feb 02, 2009 D Eric Holder
MO US President - D Primary - Feb 05, 2008 D Barack Obama
US President - D Primaries - Jun 03, 2008 D Barack Obama
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jan 31, 2006 NPA Reject
MO US President - D Primary - Mar 07, 2000 D Al Gore
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