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Claire McCaskill

Claire Conner McCaskill is an American politician of the Democratic Party who serves as the senior United States Senator from Missouri, a seat she was first elected to in 2006. She is the second female U.S. Senator from Missouri after Jean Carnahan who served from her appointment in 2001 until 2002, and the first female US Senator from Missouri to be elected in her own right. Wikipedia*

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Claire McCaskill has 524 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1995 Congressional News Conference as a Prosecuting Attorney for the Jackson County of Missouri. The year with the most videos was 2010 with 76 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2016 with an average of 7,350 views per program. Most appearances with Amy Klobuchar (10), Maria Cantwell (6), Barack Obama (6). Most common tags: Missouri, Senate, Midterm Elections.

Appearances by Title:January 4, 2007 - Present U.S. Senator, D-MO View Map Videos: 511 c. January 1, 1999 - Present State Auditor, Missouri
Videos: 11 c. July 10, 1996 - Present Prosecutor, Kansas City, MO Videos: 1 c. January 1, 1995 - Present Prosecuting Attorney, Jackson County, Missouri Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed Jelena McWilliams to be chair of the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation…

  • Rural Health Care

    Rural Health Care

    Industry analysts and health care providers testified at a hearing on challenges facing rural hospitals and offered their…

  • Homeland Security and Immigration

    Homeland Security and Immigration

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testified before a Senate committee on her department’s policies concerning a range…

  • Defense Department Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request

    Defense Department Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request

    Defense Secretary James Mattis and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Joseph Dunford appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee to…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of the nomination of Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state.

  • Opioid Crisis

    Opioid Crisis

    Assistant Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Admiral Brett Giroir and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' Kim…

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