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.
|Sat May 23 03:26:29 +0000 2015 - Hey #StandwithRand.He's not filibustering but using Senate rules to grandstand. Frustrating for those of us who actually want to reform NSA.|
Wed May 20 16:51:02 +0000 2015 - Kinda depressing that so many more people have opinions about #GOT than reform of US intelligence gathering that I also tweeted about ystrdy
Wed May 20 16:48:13 +0000 2015 - Ok,winter is definitely coming.I just expressed an opinion.Cumulative effect violence & brutality took its toll. Sansa rape last straw. #GOT
Tue May 19 18:15:14 +0000 2015 - We should take up House passed(338-88) USA Freedom Act this week. Important reform of program for national security.
Tue May 19 12:19:11 +0000 2015 - Ok, I'm done Game of Thrones.Water Garden, stupid.Gratuitous rape scene disgusting and unacceptable.It was a rocky ride that just ended.
Sat May 16 13:07:46 +0000 2015 - We all seek attention (including me!) in Washington. Elizabeth Warren deserves it. She is strong, smart, and focused,
Mon May 11 03:14:11 +0000 2015 - As this Mother's Day draws to a close, I'm filled with aching gratitude for my blessings as a mother & a longing for my mother.
Sat May 09 22:35:33 +0000 2015 - Mother's Day weekend in Portland with my children.Cute grandson Levi in the middle became bar mitzvah this morning! http://t.co/vlORDQmgGc
|US Attorney General - Apr 23, 2015
|C.I.A. Director - Mar 07, 2013
||John O. Brennan
|St. Louis Mayor - D Primary - Mar 05, 2013
||Francis G. Slay
|Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 06, 2009
|US Deputy Secretary of Defense - Feb 11, 2009
|US Attorney General - Feb 02, 2009
|MO US President - D Primary - Feb 05, 2008
|US President - D Primaries - Jun 03, 2008
|Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jan 31, 2006
|MO US President - D Primary - Mar 07, 2000