St. Louis, Missouri , United States
|| July 24, 1953
Aug 29, 2014 10:44am
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 -
|Info||Claire 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.
|Mon Mar 02 23:57:26 +0000 2015 - This is called solidarity. Making sure Army knows value of Fort Leonard Wood. Huge crowd. http://t.co/LHIXoukCVN|
Fri Feb 27 18:18:44 +0000 2015 - To be clear: I voted to proceed to debate immigration policy, after I voted for clean DHS funding. The vote was only to move to debate.
Thu Feb 26 19:51:13 +0000 2015 - I am very sad and hurt so much for Tom Schweich's family. Good man. Dedicated public servant. Hug those you love.
Wed Feb 25 18:21:03 +0000 2015 - Startling.This am Boehner said that "he has not spoken to Majority Leader McConnell in two weeks"Has someone told them they're in charge?
Mon Feb 23 15:32:40 +0000 2015 - Humorous irony. "MO GOP straw poll ballot box went missing Fri night,when found Sat morning it was stuffed w/ballots, party Exec Dir said."
Mon Feb 23 15:15:57 +0000 2015 - Let's pass funding for Homeland Security today to show unity against terrorists.Then Rs can bring up immigration for vote immediately after.
Mon Feb 23 01:10:36 +0000 2015 - Some of my family and friends "Oscar ready". http://t.co/5W4MPs5xda
Tue Feb 17 04:37:54 +0000 2015 - Today lots including mass, then walking tour and visit to Cuban musicians home, then visit to… http://t.co/IcwAxSBQgo
Tue Feb 17 04:09:51 +0000 2015 - First meeting this am w/Archdiocese of Cuba.Great visit on dissidents,human rights,& role of Pope Francis in recent US/Cuba breakthrough,