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Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO)

2nd term Democrat from Missouri.


Residence: Kirkwood

Marital Status: Married (Joseph Shepard)

Prev. Occupation: Attorney

Prev. Political Exp.: MO House, 1983-89; Jackson Co. Legislature, 1991-93; Jackson Co. Prosecutor, 1993-99; MO Auditor, 1999-2007

Education: BS University of Missouri, 1975; JD University of Missouri, 1978

Birthdate: 07/24/1953

Religion: Catholic

Percentage in Last Election: 55%

Major Opponent: Todd Akin


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Claire McCaskill via Web Form.

Website: mccaskill.senate.gov

Washington, D.C. Office:

503 Hart Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-6154
Fax: (202) 228-6326

Kansas City Office: (more district offices)

4141 Pennsylvania, Suite 101
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
Phone: (816) 421-1639
Fax: (816) 421-2562


Current Elected Office Committees:


Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Julie Dwyer
  • Scheduler: Lorenzo D'Aubert
  • Legis. Dir.: Anna Laitin
  • Comm. Dir.: John LaBombard
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Janelle McClure
  • Health LA: Janelle McClure
  • Judiciary LA: Janelle McClure
  • Budget LA: Nick Choate
  • Civil Rights LA: Janelle McClure
  • Medicare/Medicaid LA: Janelle McClure
  • Science/Technology LA: Nick Choate
  • Women's Issues LA: Janelle McClure



Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Sen. Claire McCaskill voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
P Passage of pro-life budget reconciliation bill (defunding Planned Parenthood, repealing Obamacare provisions) 12/03/2015 Nay Voted Against
A Murray Amendment to provide $1 billion to abortion providers including Planned Parenthood 12/03/2015 Nay Voted Against
R Collins Amendment to preserve federal funding of Planned Parenthood 12/03/2015 Yea Voted Against
R Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week ban) 09/22/2015 Nay Voted Against
R Constitutional amendment to curb free speech about political officeholders and issues 09/11/2014 Yea Voted Against
R Murray bill to empower DHHS abortion mandates 07/16/2014 Yea Voted Against
R Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act: Sense of the Senate 03/22/2013 Nay Voted Against
R Protection of religious liberty (Fischer Amendment) 03/22/2013 Nay Voted Against
R Defunding of the Obama health care law 03/13/2013 Nay Voted Against
R "DISCLOSE Act" to restrict political free speech 07/17/2012 Yea Voted Against
(More Key Votes)

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Sen. Claire McCaskill's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Sen. Claire McCaskill a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Our Position Cosponsor? Send Message
S.241 - Defund Planned Parenthood Support No Send Message to Sen. Claire McCaskill
S.J.RES.4 - Nullification of District of Columbia assisted suicide law Support No Send Message to Sen. Claire McCaskill
S.J.RES.13 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support No Send Message to Sen. Claire McCaskill
S.301 - Conscience Protection Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Claire McCaskill
S.210 - Nullification of pro-life "Mexico City Policy" Oppose Yes Send Message to Sen. Claire McCaskill
S.224 - Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act (CIANA) Support No Send Message to Sen. Claire McCaskill
S.220 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Claire McCaskill
S.184 - No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act Support No Send Message to Sen. Claire McCaskill
Green means that this is our preferred cosponsorship position.
Red means that this is not our preferred cosponsorship position.