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Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.

Senator (2nd term)

Democrat



Biography

Political Highlights: Mo. House, 1983-88; sought Democratic nomination for Jackson County prosecutor, 1988; Jackson County Legislature, 1991-93; Jackson County prosecutor, 1993-99; Mo. auditor, 1999-2007; Democratic nominee for governor, 2004
Born: July 24, 1953; Rolla, Mo.
Residence: Kirkwood
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Husband, Joseph Shepard; seven children
Education: U. of Missouri, B.A. 1975; U. of Missouri, J.D. 1978
Elected: 2006
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Airland; Cybersecurity; Personnel); Finance (International Trade, Customs & Global Competitiveness; Taxation & IRS Oversight); Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Tossup
House Seniority: 19th ranked Senate Democrat
Twitter: 11,020 followers
State Clout: Missouri is 30th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

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